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Huge LEGO Yoda Statue Built In Melbourne | May 4th 2013

LEGO-Star-Wars-May-4th-Yoda-Statue-EventTo celebrate May The 4th (Official Star Wars Day) in Australia, the LEGO Group constructed a Huge LEGO Yoda statue from over 100,000 LEGO bricks. The LEGO Yoda was built by Ryan McNaught, one of only 13 LEGO Certified Professionals in the world, and a keen group of Lego Star Wars fans.

Over the course of the weekend, more than 4,000 Aussies flocked to Westfield Doncaster to help Ryan construct this huge model paying homage to Star Wars and celebrating the love of LEGO.

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LEGO FANS HARNESS THE FORCE TO CONSTRUCT GIANT YODA

This May the Fourth, Jedi and LEGO fans alike came together at Westfield Doncaster and celebrated the world of LEGO Star Wars with a building event like no other.

Harnessing the power of the Force along with a little help from Ryan McNaught; one of only 13 Certified LEGO Professionals in the world, fans young and old gathered and assisted Ryan in the building of a giant LEGO model of the Jedi Master himself, Yoda.

Standing at 3m high, this awe-inspiring LEGO model was constructed from over 100,000 LEGO bricks and took over 12 hours in total to build from the ground up.

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Commenting on the fun-filled weekend, Ryan said “”It’s been a phenomenal weekend! In just two days, over 4,000 members of the public have helped us to construct this gigantic LEGO model, paying homage to one of the best-loved Star Wars characters.”

“I really enjoyed meeting and building together with children, adults and even lots of young Darth Vaders, Princess Leias and Storm Troopers. I hope this event will inspire LEGO and Star Wars fans alike, reminding fans of all ages of the endless building possibilities of the LEGO brick.”

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The Huge LEGO Yoda statue will remain at the Toys R’ Us in Westfield Doncaster for the next 2 weeks for those fans who were unable to take part in the construction.

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Giant LEGO Yoda Statue Event In Melbourne (May 4th)

Giant LEGO Yoda StatueLEGO, in collaboration with Certified LEGO Professional Ryan McNaught, is celebrating Star Wars Day (May The Fourth) in style this year by constructing a giant three metre tall Yoda statue in Melbourne.

The statue, to be built over two days and consisting of over 100, 000 LEGO bricks will be constructed at Centre Court in Westfield Shopping Centre, Doncaster Melbourne. Fans are invited along to help and take part in prize-draws, trivia challenges and speed building competitions.

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LEGO Australia Press Release:

Ryan McNaughtThis May the Fourth, Jedi and LEGO fans alike are invited to come together and celebrate the world of LEGO Star Wars with a building event like no other.

Harnessing the power of the Force along with a little help from Ryan McNaught; one of only 13 Certified LEGO Professionals in the world, fans young and old are invited to gather and assist Ryan in building a giant LEGO model of the Jedi Master himself, Yoda.

Over the course of two days, this 3m high Yoda will be built from the ground up, using over 100,000 LEGO bricks.

In addition, there will be exciting sets from the extensive LEGO Star Wars range on display, and if that’s not enough, there will be Star Wars trivia and LEGO speed building challenges being held throughout both days with plenty of prizes up for grabs.

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So come dressed as your favourite Star Wars character for the chance to win a galactic prize, or just bring the power of the Force with you, and join in on all the fun of LEGO Star Wars… and May the Fourth be with you!

Giant LEGO Yoda StatueWHAT: LEGO Star Wars Building Challenge

WHY: To celebrate Star Wars day (May the 4th), LEGO fans of all ages have the chance to assist in the building of a giant model of the Jedi Grand Master himself, Yoda.

WHEN: May 4th and May 5th, 2013, 10am to 5pm

WHERE: Centre Court, Westfield Doncaster, 619 Doncaster Rd, Doncaster VIC 3108

COST: Free

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In the lead up to May 4th, tell everyone you know in Melbourne about this great event so we can share the wonder of LEGO and Star Wars with as many people as possible and make this event something everyone will be talking about!