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Chinese New Year themed sets extended availability in Singapore [News]


Ever since the announcement of the Special Edition Chinese New Year themed sets, the LEGO scene in Asia has not only left folks excited but also flurried for both the 80101 Chinese New Year's Eve Dinner and 80102 Dragon Dance.


We have just got word from a reliable source that there will be replenishments (for the Singapore Market) in Toys 'R Us, LCS Stores (LEGO Certified Stores) and departmental stores in various batches throughout mid January, end January and mid February. So if you haven't gotten yours already, fret not, more supplies to come. Pricing for Singapore and the rest of the regions can be found at Candidbricks' excellent article

We however can't comment on the also sought after Year of the Pig 40186 availability as it seems that these too have run out. It was originally a Gift with Purchase (GWP) for purchases above SGD $80 and slated to be on promotion till 31st of January.

Having said that, there will be a special Lion Dance Gift (another GWP) till end of the month for purchases above SGD 228 but with a catch. Purchases has to be of non-Lunar New Year themed assortments.


A few other events include building activities for kids and also at 27cm tall LEGO Pig to be won! Here are the full press release details:

PRESS RELEASE

LEGO Singapore celebrates Lunar New Year with NEW Chinese- themed sets released for the first time


Exciting themed sets featuring symbolic Chinese traditions for endless family fun• Exclusive Gift with Purchase and building activities to usher in the prosperous new

year of the Pig

Singapore, 14th January 2019 –The Year of the Pig is just around the corner and LEGO presents the perfect opportunity for the whole family to play together and bond over this festive holiday! With the new release of two brand new Lunar New Year-themed sets, as well as the LEGO Year of the Pig and Lion Dance Gift with Purchase (GwP), LEGO Singapore guarantees you a fun-filled and auspicious new year.

Redeem the limited-edition Gift with Purchase

Usher in a prosperous new year with the return of LEGO’s annual Gift with Purchase! The auspicious Year of the Pig will not be completed without the signature limited-edition LEGO 40186 Year of the Pig set, available now till 31st January 2019 only. They are up for free redemption with a minimum purchase of SGD 80 on all

LEGO products, while stocks last. Get yours at any LEGO Certified Stores today!

Be part of exciting LEGO building activities for shopper kids, and stand a chance to win awesome prizes! Register and build an adorable LEGO micro pig at Toys ’R’ Us stores on Saturdays and Sundays from 12th – 27th January 2019. Be sure to enter a lucky draw when you purchase any LEGO set at Toys ‘R’ Us and stand a chance to win a limited edition 27cm-tall LEGO Pig! Only 10 sets are up for grabs so shop away! T&Cs apply.

For more information and to enter the lucky draw, please visit

https://www.toysrus.com.sg/I9501633?123

Furthermore, LEGO Singapore is releasing an exclusive LEGO Lion Dance Gift with Purchase with any LEGO play sets worth SGD 228 and above*! Get your very own Lion Dance LEGO figurine from 17th – 31st January 2019 and bring good luck and fortune this new year. Only available at LEGO Certified Stores The Brick Shop at NEX Shopping Mall, and Bricks World at ION Orchard.

*Excludes LEGO Lunar New Year Assortments

Exclusive Lunar New Year themed sets to welcome the new year

LEGO has the perfect gift to celebrate the upcoming Lunar New Year! For the first time ever, LEGO is launching region-exclusive sets to celebrate the Lunar New Year in hopes of bringing joy to builders when ushering in the new year. These sets feature iconic traditions commonly seen during Lunar New Year celebrations – tugging at the heart strings of the Chinese and allows builders young and old to recreate something close to heart.

1. 80101 Chinese New Year’s Eve Dinner

Role-play an annual Chinese celebration with a family reuniting to welcome the new year in a traditional home, fully equipped with a Fu symbol sticker on the front door, a dining room and a front garden. This set features a rotating dining table topped with a feast of traditional food elements, as well as 6 brand-new minifigures: mum, dad, grandma, grandpa, girl and boy. Usher in the New Year of the Pig by hosting your very own traditional Chinese New Year’s Eve dinner! This set retails at SGD 89.90.

2. 80102 Dragon Dance

Add even more LEGO fun to your Chinese New Year celebrations with the 80102 Dragon Dance set! Symbolic to the Chinese culture, LEGO presents the traditional blessing activity for the Spring festival which is believed to bring good luck to people. This set features a buildable dragon with an opening mouth, posable tail and even a dragon ball on a stick. Simply turn the handle to create your own dragon dance routine! This Dragon Dance set also includes a team of 4 dragon dancers, with a special minifigure dressed as a pig celebrating the coming Chinese New Year of the Pig. This set retails at SGD 84.90.

These sets are selling fast at all participating outlets island wide, so get yours today!

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