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Arts May The 4th Be With You: Royal Selangor Celebrates Star Wars

May The 4th Be With You: Royal Selangor Celebrates Star Wars

The Mandalorian Collection
The Mandalorian Collection
By Vicky Chong
May 04, 2021
Royal Selangor honours Star Wars this May with multiple events

To devoted fans of the Star Wars franchise, the date of May 4 is an important one. It is an informal day of celebration originating from punning the date with the popular catchphrase "May the Force be with you", resulting in the variant phrase "May the Fourth be with you". 

To celebrate, Royal Selangor has released a new line of collectible figurines featuring characters from the Disney+ series, The Mandalorian, further expanding the pewter maker's Star Wars collection. The Limited Edition Mandalorian figurines, which is also available in Gilt, are respectively limited to 1,500 and 300 pieces worldwide, and will be available online and in stores from May 4.

Related: The Royal Selangor X Nini Marini Raya Collection 

 

Hans Solo Carbonite display at the Star Wars Exhibition
Hans Solo Carbonite display at the Star Wars Exhibition

The fun doesn't stop there. The Royal Selangor Visitor Centre is also hosting a number of events in honour of movie franchise in the month of May. The headliner is an epic Star Wars Exhibition, designed in collaboration with the Star Wars Malaysia Fan Club that will showcase iconic Star Wars treasures and replicas from May 8 onwards.

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Fusing heritage with pop culture, the Star Wars Wayang Kulit performance is also must-see show for Malaysian fans. In collaboration with Fusion Wayang Kulit, this performance will feature famous Star Wars characters in traditional shadow puppet form. These puppets will be on display during the exhibition throughout May while the actual performance will take place on May 29 and 30

"Hulubalang Empayar" and "Hans Solong" wayang kulit puppets
"Hulubalang Empayar" and "Hans Solong" wayang kulit puppets
The Special Edition Star Wars pewter bowl
The Special Edition Star Wars pewter bowl

For those who enjoy more hands-on experiences, participate in its School of Hard Knocks workshop to make your own Special Edition Star Wars pewter bowl. 

If you get peckish, drop by The Cafe to enjoy specialty dishes from myBurgerLab, Inside Scoop and more.

See also: 4 Homegrown Malaysian Brands On Standing The Test Of Time

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