Tag: Celebration V

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 17, 2013
ScreenHunter_122-Jan.-17-11.17.jpg Tickets now available   Star Wars Celebration Europe, the official Lucasfilm event for all things Star Wars, is coming to Messe Essen, Germany July 26-28, 2013. Tickets are now available at http://www.starwarscelebration.eu The event, which is expected to draw between 25,000 and 30,000 Star Wars enthusiasts to Essen, marks only the second time Lucasfilm has…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 20, 2012
NEW YORK, NY – August 14, 2012 – The largest gathering of Star Wars fans, Star Wars Celebration VI, is about to take place again in Orlando, Florida August 23rd through the 26th and Ashley Eckstein announced today that she and her fangirl apparel company, Her Universe™, will be there in a big way with…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 13, 2012
The Washington DC Area Star Wars Collecting Club (DCSWCC) is pleased to announce our exciting booth activities for Star Wars Celebration VI! Sarlacc Bean Bag Toss will let you relive the adventures of Klaatu the Skiff Guard, as you toss innocent beanbags to their fate of being slowly digested over a thousand years!  Get the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 10, 2012
Today the PR gang from Hasbro Star Wars gave us a little bit of pre-Celebration news…  Dear Star Wars fans,We hope everyone is getting geared up for Star Wars Celebration VI next week! In anticipation of the show, the Star Wars team wanted to share two important pieces of information. Vintage Line News: The last…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 12, 2012
The Star Wars Diorama Workshop, a fixture at Star Wars Celebration events since 2002, is celebrating its tenth anniversary by producing the largest ever diorama display featuring a Return to Tatooine. But rather than just building a Mos Eisley diorama like a decade ago, this year’s version will feature the entire planet spread out over…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 2, 2012
Nerdist Industries Honcho To Join Fellow Star Wars Fans as Special Guest Host at Celebration VI   Comedian, actor, podcaster, and Nerdist Industries founder Chris Hardwick joins Star Wars Celebration VI as a special guest host for the biggest party in the galaxy, August 23-26 2012 in the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida….

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 28, 2012
CARLSBAD, Calif. (Feb.28, 2012) – A giant Opee sea killer has arrived at LEGOLAND® California! The 63” by 34” model created out of 20,000 LEGO® bricks is just one of many new models and scenes being added to LEGO® Star Wars™ Miniland launching March 29 at LEGOLAND® California Resort. Master Model Builder, Gary McIntire, un-wrapped…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 16, 2010
Interactive LEGO mural building event supports ‘The Empire Gives Back’ and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital ORLANDO (August 10th, 2010) – To commemorate the 30th anniversary of Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back, LEGO Systems, Inc. and Lucasfilm Ltd. are summoning the force of LEGO® and STAR WARS fans and families to participate…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 14, 2010
Earlier this afternoon at STAR WARS Celebration V in Orlando, The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart sat down for a one-hour interview with STAR WARS creator George Lucas in what was billed “The Main Event.”  Hasbro is proud and honored to create a special gift for Stewart, which Lucas presented to him during the event –…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 14, 2010
Highly Anticipated Complete Star Wars™ Saga Readied for High Definition Blu-ray Debut SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (August 14, 2010) – Today at Star Wars Celebration V, Lucasfilm Ltd. and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment announced that the complete Star Wars Saga will come to Blu-ray Disc with a worldwide release in Fall 2011. The Star Wars…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 13, 2010
With the news of his passing this morning and the start of Celebration V today in Florida, I though it might be nice to look at some of Eddie and his brother Jason’s work with some of the Star Wars licensors.   Eddie loved Star Wars and even has a series of sizable Star Wars…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 10, 2010
–Interactive LEGO mural building event supports ‘The Empire Gives Back’ and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital–   ORLANDO (August 13th, 2010) – To commemorate the 30th anniversary of Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back, LEGO Systems, Inc. and Lucasfilm Ltd. are summoning the force of LEGO® and STAR WARS fans and families to…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 4, 2010
Hasbro will be hosting the Galactic Swap Meet at the Hasbro booth at Celebration V!   Bring your surplus Build-a-Droid parts and trade with us, and other fans, as our booth becomes the hub for some serious droid-part-swapping!  We will have a limited supply of complete parts available for 14 of the buildable droids from the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 2, 2010
July 28, 2010, Clermont, Florida – Heroes Landing, along with Star Wars Action News have joined forces to host a Star Wars Trivia Night to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Central Florida.  The event will be held on August 11, 2010 at 7:00 pm.  This event will be emceed by Marjorie Carvalho and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 28, 2010
Many of us didn’t get to go to the Hasbro Star Wars panel at Comic Con because it was scheduled up against other action figure programing, so we are fortunate that the gang at Hasbro shared their PowerPoint slide show with us so we can see what was shown and what was announced.  We had…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 27, 2010
Five of the largest Star Wars collecting clubs in the US are pleased to announce a set of five themed patches for Star Wars Celebration 5.  The participating clubs are The Washington DC Area Star Wars Collecting Club (DCSWCC), The Kentucky Star Wars Collectors Club (KSWCC), The Ohio Star Wars Collectors Club (OSWCC), The Pennsylvania…

 

by Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
July 23, 2010
  This whole year a celebration of ESB. Great excuse to relaunch new Vintage Collection. 8/1 official launch date. Trying harder to segment Saga Legends and Clone Wars. "Galactic Battle Game" continues thru 2011. Clone Wars Mace Windu comes with Jango’s helmet.  Hasbro Star Wars. Clone Wars figs send away for Sgt. Bric and vinyl…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 15, 2010
Yesterday Hasbro sent us a package full of awesome stuff, such as some of their 2010 SDCC exclusives, and this:  Their 2010 Star Wars Celebration V 2-pack exclusive.     This set was originally announced at Hasbro’s press event at Toy Fair 2010, and delighted a lot of old school fans. For those of you…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 15, 2010
The Hasbro Star Wars team has answered the latest round of  Star Wars questions submitted by AFi readers. This is the first round of answers for 2010,and there’s plenty more to come.   Check the end of this post for how you can submit a question for the next round.     Q1) Lucasfilm recently announced in…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 30, 2010
We received the following email plea into at AFi HQ last night so I thought we’d pass it along in case anyone wants to help out:     I wonder if you could help spread the word about the Celebration V Diorama Workshop Figure Fund. Hasbro has donated 4 of the NEW AT-AT’s and the BMF…

 

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