LEGO, 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:
This 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.
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!
WHAT: 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
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!