LEGO Introduces 3 Lunar New Year Sets To Celebrate Chinese Culture and Legends!

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LEGO reveals 3 new LEGO sets celebrating classic Chinese culture and legends! Just in time as gifts for the coming Lunar New Year too! 

Share the stories of Lunar New Year with your little ones through 3 new LEGO sets that tells the story of Nian, the tradition of the festivities, and more. These LEGO sets make delightful gifts for children and anyone interested in the culture. 

LEGO Story of Nian 

Mummy, how did Lunar New Year start? 

Use the LEGO Story of Nian set to share the Chinese legend where a mythical beast Nian comes around to attack villagers every spring, and is only driven away by the color red, fire and loud noise. 

Villagers would stay up late during the eve of the New Year to keep watch for Nian, and also starting firecrackers to frighten it away. This might help the little ones better appreciate the Lunar New Year Eve's vigil, and the practice of wearing red on Lunar New Year! 

80106 LEGO Story of Nian

  • Recommended age: 8+
  • 1,067 pcs
  • RM329.90

The set features a brick-built Chinese residence with traditional decorations including buildable fireworks, firecrackers, hanging lanterns and Chinese couplets.

The set also includes a posable Nian, a snowman figures, a grandpa, a grandma, 3 children, and a person in an ox costume to mark the Year of the Ox in 2021! 

LEGO Spring Lantern Festival

Boy ah, did you know that the Spring Lantern Festival marks the end of the lunar new year celebrations?

Share the traditions and customs associated with the Spring Lantern Festival with the LEGO Spring Lantern Festival Set. Equipped with all the must-haves of the festival, including a special ox lantern illuminated by a special LEGO light brick, the set's building instructions also comes with illustrations that tell the legendary stories of the festival and to inspire children to learn about the Chinese Tradition while building. 

The illustrations are also available in the LEGO Story of Nian set, and is the first time this feature is included in the LEGO Chinese Traditional Festival theme. 

80107 LEGO Spring Lantern Festival

  • Recommended age: 8+
  • 1,793 pcs
  • RM459.90

The set features a brick-built Chinese garden with moon gates, pavilion, bridge, pond with frog and koi fish figures, bamboo trees and as mentioned a special ox lantern as well as other must-have items for the festival including a rabbit lantern and a Tang Yuan rice ball. 

For a modern take, the set even comes with buildable bubble tea, mobile phone and selfie stick! 

LEGO DUPLO Town Happy Childhood Moments

Mom, why do we give exchange red packets on New Year?

For the younger ones, LEGO introduces the DUPLO Town Happy Childhood Moments to introduce pre-schoolers to 2 exciting events - the Lunar New Year celebrations as well as the first day at kindergarten. 

Through the set, children can play out many new year traditions such as exchanging of red packets, and parents can take the opportunity to share the stories behind these traditions too! 

10943 LEGO DUPLO Town Happy Childhood Moments

  • Recommended age: 2+
  • 227 pcs
  • RM449.90

The set can be built in 2 alternative building designs, a home setting for role-playing lunar new year festivities and a kindergarten to help them prepare for the daily routines at school! 

Play & Gift with Purchase

Between 15 Jan to 21 Jan, families can visit the Mid Valley Megamall at Kuala Lumpur and The Mall, Mid Valley Southkey for a one-of-a-kind festive playground. 

Shoppers can also enjoy gift with purchases. From 15 - 17 Jan, every purchase of the LEGO Story of Nian and LEGO Spring Lantern Festival sets entitles shoppers to a New Year Prosperity bag with red packets, RM8 voucher as well as limited edition LEGO Year of the Ox, LEGO LNY Lantern and LEGO LNY Pagoda. 

From 15 Jan - 21 Feb, shoppers who purchase LEGO sets at the event can look forward to various gifts - including the limited edition LEGO Year of the Ox, LEGO red packets and more. 

From 17 Jan - 21  Feb, shoppers who purchase the LEGO Story of Nian and LEGO Spring Lantern Festival sets to receive a free limited-edition LEGO LNY Lantern and LEGO LNY Pagoda. 

All gifts are while stocks last and specific T&Cs may apply. 



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This article is prepared by

Jiarong Yu
Daddy to 2 adorable little ones. Misses them the moment they are not around, regrets missing them the moment they are around.

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