As Lunar New Year 2024 approaches, LEGO is unveiling two new sets that promise to capture the essence of traditional Chinese festivities. Thanks to the LEGO Builder app, fans were able to get a first look at the 80112 Auspicious Dragon and 80113 Family Reunion Celebration sets, two creations that celebrate the arrival of the Year of the Dragon in style.
The 80112 Auspicious Dragon Set: An Iconic Collector's Item
The 80112 Auspicious Dragon set of 1171 pieces is a true ode to one of the most powerful symbols of Chinese culture. Representing strength, luck, and prosperity, this dragon model is designed to be a centerpiece of any New Year's celebration.
With its meticulous details and dynamic design, the Auspicious Dragon is an impressive LEGO representation that is sure to catch everyone's eye.
Back to the roots with the 80113 Family Reunion Celebration set
The second set, 80113 Family Reunion Celebration, with its 1823 pieces, is a tribute to the very first set of the Chinese Traditional Festivals series, the 80101 Chinese New Year's Eve Dinner.
This new interpretation transports us to the heart of a family reunion dinner, but with a modern twist: the scene takes place in a multi-level Chinese restaurant.
Each floor of the restaurant is designed to reflect the harmony and joy that characterizes these much-loved family gatherings.
An early release for Asia-Pacific
While release dates and pricing have yet to be announced, we can expect these sets to be available in Asia-Pacific in the last week of December, ahead of a global launch in January 2024, following the tradition of previous releases.
LEGO sets that promise to become classics
These new LEGO Lunar New Year sets are more than just toys; They reflect a rich culture and tradition that endures. They offer builders of all ages the opportunity to celebrate the New Year in a creative and playful way.
Whether it's to honor the Year of the Dragon or to recreate the warm atmosphere of a family dinner, these LEGO sets are destined to become beloved classics for collectors and fans alike.
With the Year of the Dragon on the horizon, these LEGO Lunar New Year sets are an invitation to build, celebrate and share the joys of New Year's Eve with family and friends, while adding a touch of LEGO magic to those precious moments.
2 Extra Sets to Complete Lunar New Year 2024
In addition to the beautiful Dragon and family reunion, 2 additional sets complete the Lunar New Year 2024 celebration with Mickey Mouse (40673 Spring Festival Mickey Mouse) and a Lego New Year's Calendar (40678 Festival Calendar).