Welcoming the Lunar New Year with LEGO’s Story of Nian
As the curtain fell on 2021, LEGO® ushered in the Lunar New Year with an exciting new assembly set that celebrated Chinese traditions with style. The 80106 ‘Story of Nian’ set, part of the brand’s seasonal collectibles focusing on Chinese Traditional Festivals, hit the market on January 1st and enjoyed a solid year-long presence until its retirement in December.
At A Glance: Set Details And Specifications
Defined by 1067 pieces full of color and cultural representation, the Story of Nian set comes at a market price of £59.99 in the UK, $79.99 in the US, and 69.99€ across Europe. This translates to an approximate cost per piece at 5.6p/7.5c/6.6c, offering top value for both young builders and adult collectors.
It boasts seven unique minifigures, including three children, grandparents, someone donned in an ox costume—symbolizing the Chinese Year of Ox—and even a delightful brick-made snowman. The target age range starts from eight years onwards, catering to both fresh LEGO enthusiasts and seasoned builders. The dimensions settle around 35.4 x 37.8 x 7.1 cm (13.9 x 14.9 x 2.8 in), enabling an engaging and compact building experience.
Step Into A Traditional Lunar New Year Celebration
The ‘Story of Nian’ set offers a hands-on journey into Chinese tradition while adding a playful twist to Lunar New Year celebrations for kids and adults alike! An intricately designed Asian residence forms the heart of this set, featuring traditional festive decorations which range from buildable firecrackers and fireworks to hanging lanterns and vibrant Chun Lian banners. LEGO advanced this cultural authenticity with warrior guardian stickers and two cabbage elements to ward off any spiritual malice.
A Playful Journey Into The Legends
A brick-built version of the legendary monster known as ‘Nian’, fully posable for added fun, brings humourous vibes to a snowy scene setup radiating nostalgia. Numerous accessory elements await discovery: think fire torches coupled with spring cleaning appliances that offer countless possibilities for imaginative play and storytelling in true LEGO style.
A Treasure For Collectors And Culture Enthusiasts
Besides offering hours of engaging playtime, these collectible traditional festival LEGO sets double as educational gifts illuminating Asian culture for kids or anyone with a keen eye for such nuances. Whether as a solo building project or as means to bond over role plays with friends or family members, they transform into mesmerizing centerpiece displays that incite photographs and conversations.
Safety And Quality: The Lego Promise
Assuring compatibility and concentrated quality since its inception in 1958, LEGO guarantees that their bricks meet exhaustive industry standards through meticulous testing regimes ensuring safety for all ages.
Festival Legos: Celebrate Life’s Milestones Differently
In conclusion, The LEGO® Story of Nian set invites all to explore Chinese festivals through an exciting build process filled with culture-rich figures and structures that bring celebrations right into your home!
|Story of Nian
|£59.99 / $79.99 / 69.99€
|Lego Story of Nian Instructions