LEGO Singapore announces the arrival of the new LEGO Dragon Boat Race set to arrive on 1st May 2019 priced at SGD 84.90.
The Dragon Boat Festival, popularly known as the Duanwu Festival, is a cultural festival originating in China and occurring close to the summer solstice, around the end of May to mid-June. It commemorates the life and death of the famous Chinese scholar Qu Yuan (Chu Yuan).
The LEGO Dragon Boat Race set is part of the new wave of Asian themed LEGO sets
LEGO Dragon Boat Race Set
As with the LEGO LNY sets, the LEGO Dragon Boat Race Set is part of the Spring Festival series, as can be seen by the gold medallion featured on the upper right corner of the packaging.
The latest in the series will allow fans to recreate the Dragon Boat Festival and features
- 2 dragon boats (green and red). Each boat features a dragon head with an opening mouth and posable tail
- 3 minifigure seats for the paddlers
- 1 space for the helmsman and drummer to stand
- small wheels underneath for racing
There is also a dock which features a food stall with different elements including
- 1 pot
- 1 rice bucket
- 6 cooked zongzi
- 2 uncooked zongzi
- 1 food sign
The dock is attached to a viewing area for spectators and the judge’s stand with steps, decorative elements and a trophy.
The set comes with 15 minifigures:
- 2 dragon boat helmsmen
- 6 paddlers
- 2 drummers
- 2 spectators
- 1 judge
- 1 young boy
- 1 stall keeper
The helmsmen and paddler minifigures are new additions to the LEGO Minifigure family.