Friday, September 5, 2014

First in Asia LEGO Stars Wars Miniland Model Display Launched at LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort

First in Asia LEGO Stars Wars Miniland Model Display Launched at LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort. 

The attraction features seven scenes from the six Star Wars films and The Clone Wars animated series in great detail. In total, the attraction features more than 2,000 LEGO models build to a 1:20 scale using 1.5 million LEGO bricks. The attraction officially open its doors to the public on 6 September 2014.

Above Mark Germyn, General Manager LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort.

I attended the launched on 3 September 2014. 
The LEGO Star Wars Minland Model Display is housed in an octagon building with a floor size of 900m2 that has been divided into eight areas. Six areas house one iconic scene each from six Star Wars films, while the seventh area features a scenes from the animated film Star Wars: The Clone Wars. The eight area offers a dedicated retail section for LEGO Star Wars products. The merchandise includes hard to find LEGO building sets for sale such as the Death Star, R2-D2, Millennium Falcon, Super Star Destroyer, Ewok Village and much more. The shop will also have the full line of LEGO Star Wars play materials in addition to LEGO Star Wars keychains, magnets and a variety of caps and t-shirts.

 The seven featured scenes depict planets such as Naboo, Geonosis, Kashyyyk, Mustafar, Tatooine, Hoth, Endor and Christophsis. Visitors can take a chronological walk through the Star Wars timeline to marvel at the models, including the 2.65m tall Crystal City, the largest of all the LEGO Star Wars models, and the iconic Millennium Falcon made up of 19,200 LEGO bricks - reaching 1.8m long and 1.3 wide. Meanwhile, interactive buttons will allow visitors to activate the animatronics within each scene. The light when turn green, you can press the button.
Above is Yang Berhagia Datuk Dr.Ong Hong Peng Secretary General, Ministry of Tourism and Culture Malaysia
Fans will also be able to commemorate their visit by taking photos with their favourite characters, build entirely by LEGO bricks. There will be 85cm tall models of Anakin Skywalker, Boba Fett, C-3PO, Commander Rex, Darth Maul, Han Solo, Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, Wicket the Ewok and Yoda, in addition to life-sized models of C-3PO, R2-D2 and a 2.7m tall Darth Vader wielding a lightsaber. 

Fifty percent of the above 2,000 models at the LEGO Stars Wars Miniland Model Display were built in Malaysia and the rest were shipped from Germany and the Czech Republic. The Master Model Builders team took a total of approximately 8,000 man hours to complete the LEGO models. The installation process was supported by a team of technicians and landscapers who developed the special layout for optimum realism. For the finishing touch, authentic Star Wars sounds, animatronics and lighting effects were added to make the models even more lifelike.

 LEGO Stars Wars, if you love Stars Wars you'll to go there to see it for yourself.

Through out the moth of September, various LEGO Stars Wars activities have been lined up to commemorate the anniversary celebrations, including a free entry promotion for children dressed up as their favourite Star Wars characters. The promotion will be from 6 - 30 September 2014.

There will also be special birthday fireworks on September 15 at the Resort starting at 8pm. 

For more information, visit 

Thank you LEGOLAND Malaysia for inviting me.

Start planning for your children holiday, I saw a dad and son, having fun time together discussion of their favourite characters and movies. No kidding, it's family bonding of father and son. I never forget the smiles on their both their faces. 

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