May the 4th is the official Star Wars Day observed by Star Wars fans globally. Say “May the 4th Be With You” out loud and you’ll hear the pun that Star Wars fans worldwide have turned into a rallying cry to proclaim their love of the saga.
This May the 4th though, the force awakens. A calendar highlight for all Star Wars fans, this year’s Star Wars Day, “Celebrate the Force” event, will be held at Suntec City, east wing atrium on 2nd and 3rd May.The two-day event is opened to the public, featuring a full slate of activities including:
Appearances by 501stLegion & Rebel Legion Catch members of the 501st and Rebel legion dressed up as Star Wars characters. Meet and greet these Star Wars costumers; attendees can also do their part for charity by making a donation for a photo opportunity.
FightSaber Performance and Workshop Catch stage performance by FightSaber crew, Southeast Asia’s premiere LightSaber fight choreography team. Plus! Kids get a chance to learn LightSaber fighting skills from the FightSaber crew!
Exclusive Star Wars Goodie Bags Giveaway Be the first 100 attendees at the Star Wars Day “Celebrate the Force” event at Suntec City on Saturday and Sunday, and redeem an exclusive Star Wars goodie bag. While stocks lasts.
Star Wars Kids Fashion Parade (Only on 3rdMay, Sunday) Participate in kids Star Wars themed costumes contest and fashion parade with prizes to be won!
Character Sketch Sessions by Jashorn Lee Catch ‘live’ sketch artist, Jashorn Lee, draw Star Wars themed caricatures! Attendees can also bring home a piece of sketch by making a donation.
Band of Doodlers Live Sesssions Don’t miss the reknowned ‘white space bandits’ in action, drawing a large Star Wars themed canvas. Plus! Attendees can own specially designed mini canvas and Stormtrooper helmets by making a donation.
Toy Photography Workshop by Wonder Factory Check out the gallery of Star Wars toys photographs on display. Learn more about toy photography from the professionals!
X-Wing Games Demo Participate in game demos with prizes to be won!
Star Wars Stage Games and Quiz Take part in fun-filled stage games and quiz to win exclusive Star Wars prizes!
Star Wars Merchandise Check out the latest Star Wars merchandise!
Fans’ Star Wars Collectibles Check out the fans’ collectibles and attendees can purchase these items while doing their part for charity. 10% of the takings from the sale of these collectibles will be donated to charity.
All proceeds from various activities at the event will go to “Make a Wish Foundation Singapore” (www.makeawish.org.sg).
Under the auspices of the “Care & Share” movement led by Community Chest and in line with the SG50 celebrations, the Singapore government will also match the donations garnered at the event, dollar for dollar. The matched amount will go towards building the capabilities and capacities of the social service sector and supporting social services to meet rising needs.
The Star Wars Day “Celebrate the Force” event is open to the public at the following timings on 2nd and 3rd May, Saturday and Sunday: