#Maythe4thSG Custom Stormtrooper Helmet Show in Singapore to Benefit Charity
May the 4th is known worldwide as a day when we celebrate all that is great about Star Wars. In Singapore, they are throwing a custom show using the 5" Stormtrooper helmet by Imagine Nation Design Studios in the Philippines as a base for customs. Sales will benefit the Willing Hearts charity.
Singapore – 23 April
2014 – May The Fourth Be With You. Maythe4th.SG presents Singapore’s first
fan-driven Star Wars Day – May The 4th
May The 4th SG is the inaugural celebration of
the legendary film series, books, toys and culture of Star Wars, conceived out
of the fervent passion and love a group of Star Wars fans share for the epic
film series. By fans for the fans, May
The 4th SG presents a myriad of activities including Star Wars
documentary screening and special appearances by 501st Legion
Singapore Garrison and FightSaber Singapore.
Expect nothing short of
epic from the programme line-up that will reminiscence, revive and honour the
37 year-old film series. The line-up includes a display of Star Wars toys by
Hasbro Singapore, “Once-Upon-A-Stormtrooper” fan fiction contest, storytelling
and ‘live’ doodling sessions by the artists from Band of Doodlers, the very
first documentary screening in Singapore of Plastic Galaxy: A History of Star
Wars Toys by Brian Stillman, X-Wing Miniatures tabletop game demo, workshops
and activities for kids and fanatics.
Attendees will also be
treated to a performance and workshop session by FightSaber Singapore, South
East Asia’s premier lightsaber performance troupe, and the exclusive sale of
custom stormtrooper helmets by local and overseas artists where all proceeds from
sale of the helmets will go towards helping the less privileged.
Catherine Lim, brand
manager of Hasbro Singapore says, “I am definitely bringing my kids to support
the event.” Event organisers from Maythe4th.SG, Hansen Khoo and Jeffrey Koh of
FLABSLAB, promise that audiences will be seeing some Star Wars items for the
first time at the event and this is just a lead-up to a bigger and highly
anticipated event in 2015 for the new Star Wars movie in the second half of
Supported by the
National Library Board of Singapore, May
The 4thwill be held at the Jurong Regional Library on May 4th
2014, Sunday from 11 am to 7 pm. The opening ceremony will see 501st
Legion Singapore Garrison, the largest garrison in South East Asia, grace the
grounds in welcoming guests to the celebration.