LEGO Star Wars build event for Triple Force Friday in New Zealand

The celebration marking 20 years of LEGO Star Wars continued in New Zealand, with LCP Ryan “Brickman” McNaught leading a mosaic build event.

To celebrate 20 years of LEGO Star Wars on Triple Force Friday and throughout the weekend, Westfield, St Lukes Shopping Mall in New Zealand hosted a special build event. LEGO Certified Professional Ryan “Brickman” McNaught led a mosaic build project that saw attendees add bricks to a massive image depicting Rey and Kylo Ren as they appear in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.

It took 165,888 LEGO bricks to make up the image, with two young fans in fancy dress as Kylo Ren and Rey adding the final section, Star Wars New Zealand and Rebelscum report.
Stormtroopers were on hand to oversee the proceedings, which also gave visitors the chance to build a make and take model of a Star Destroyer, Millennium Falcon or TIE Fighter. A new Kylo Ren statue, featuring his new helmet look from the upcoming film, was also on display.

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For more from the event, check out the full report at Star Wars New Zealand.

The following new sets launched on Triple Force Friday:

75246 Death Star Cannon
75248 Resistance A-wing Starighter
75249 Resistance Y-wing Starfighter
75250 Pasadana Speeder Chase
75254 AT-ST Raider
75255 Yoda (review)
75256 Kylo Ren’s Shuttle (review)
75257 Millennium Falcon
75252 Imperial Star Destroyer

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