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LEGO carnivorous plants at Cloud Forest

I was at the Clould Forest at Gardens By The Bay last week when I spotted this.

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Hey, nice carnivorous plants. But if you take a closer look, these aren’t real carnivorous plants. In fact they are made from LEGO. Nice.

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I’m not sure how long will this exhibit be there. So do check out soon.

Singapore’s Third LEGO Certified Store at Ngee Ann City

The third LEGO Certified Store in Singapore will be opening its door this weekend on 27 June 2015, 10.30am. Located at Ngee Ann City, the third outlet is managed by Bricks World.

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Every aspect of the LEGO Certified Store is designed and made by The LEGO Group, including one of the most popular features, the Pick-a-Brick Wall. The LEGO Certified Store also features an interactive play area called “The Living Room”, and a display of fully assembled LEGO models. From January 2015, the LEGO Certified Store in Singapore has exclusive sets released at the same time as in the US and Europe. More offerings from the LCS will be available in Singapore in the near future.

All customers who spend $120 or more on any LEGO products in a single receipt this weekend (27 and 28 June 2015) will be entitled to enter a lucky draw to stand a chance to win 1 of 100 new and exclusive miniature LEGO Store (40145) sets.

Spend $88 and above in a single receipt in-store and stand a chance to win one of these three great prizes in lucky draw:
– 1st Prize: LEGO City Spaceport (#60080)
– 2nd Prize: LEGO Ninjago Attack of the Morro Dragon (#70736)
– 3rd Prize: LEGO CITY Deep Sea Helicopter (#60093)

Bricks World members will also qualify for a special lucky draw for any in store purchase:
– 1 winner of LEGO® Creator Expert Imperial Flagship (#10210)
– 2 winners of LEGO® Creator Expert Fire Brigade (#10197)
– 3 winners of LEGO® Creator Expert Grand Emporium (#10211)
– 20 winners of LEGO® Star Wars Darth Maul Polybag (#5000062)
– 20 winners of LEGO® Minifigure Birthday Set (#6039441)

There will also be a Family Gift with Purchase Lucky Dip. Simply make a purchase in-store, and children up to 16 years old can take part in the Lucky Dip to receive a small gift. One redemption per child.

Arnold is Back

Arnold Schwarzenegger is back in Terminator: Genisys.

Terminator: Genisys opens in cinemas on 25 June.

MOSHI MOSHI NIPPON FESTIVAL 2015 in Singapore

MOSHI MOSHI NIPPON FESTIVAL world tour, a Japanese pop culture festival is bringing the best of Japanese fashion and music to Singapore.

Featuring J-pop artists such as Yasutaka Nakata, the producer of Kyary Pamyu Pamyu and Perfume, and his electronica duo CAPSULE, as well as yanaginagi, the singer of the ending theme for TV Anime “Ano Natsu wo Matteiru,”, the two day event will be held at *SCAPE The Ground Theatre / *SCAPE Playspace on 5 and 6 September 2015.

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Other participating artists include kz(livetune), the main producer behind Japan’s Vocaloid music scene, Hachioji P, a new prince in the Vocaloid world as well as model and singer Anna Yano, Harajuku-based performance group TEMPURA KIDZ.

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Visitors will be able to enter some areas for free, and learn and embody the richness of Japan’s renowned technologies and services through a number of exhibition booths, including karaoke, fashion and cuisine. Ticketing info and additional artists will be announced later. Check out the event website for more details.

LEGO SG50 Limited Edition Singapore Icons Mini Builds

To commemorate Singapore’s 50th year of independence, LEGO Singapore is introducing the LEGO SG50 Limited Edition Singapore Icons Mini Builds. The series include iconic Singapore items such as The Cable Car, Ice Cream Bike, HDB Flat and Dragon Playground.

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These mini builds are available for redemption from July onwards at selected outlets with minimum purchase of S$50 of LEGO products in a single receipt. Do note that these Mini Builds are build on the spot. So expect some queues at the building station during peak hours.

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The Cable car is redeemable at Vivo City Toys’R’Us (Vivo City) from 6 July to 31 July 2015.

The HDB Flat is redeemable at Raffles City Shopping Centre Robinsons from 6th July to 20th July 2o15.

The Ice Cream Bike is redeemable at Resorts World Sentosa LEGO Certified Store from 11th July to 25th July 2015.

The Dragon Playground is redeemable at the LEGO SG50 Rebuild Your Memories Event at Raffles City Shopping Centre Level 3 Atrium from 21 to 30 July 2015.