2023 Chinese New Year Sets Revealed at China International Import Expo

The LEGO® Group revealed the 2023 Chinese New Year sets at the 5th China International Import Expo (CIIE) early this morning. Similarly, the event brought news of this years Chinese New Year sets a year ago. Additionally, they also provided a Monkie Kid sneak peek the coming year. In total, we get images of five…

January 2022 Promotions

This morning, we shared the news concerning the return of the VIP collectible coins. Those hit the VIP rewards center on January 11, 2022 at 9:00 am. Hot on the heels of that reveal, we also learned of the January 2022 promotions at the LEGO® Store. Interestingly, this news is coming at you much later…

Lunar New Year Ice Festival (80109) Review

The LEGO® Group released three sets this year to commemorate the upcoming Chinese New Year. Additionally, they sent True North Bricks all three for review. We have already looked at the Lion Dance BrickHeadz character, as well as the Lunar New Year Traditions set. Today, we delve into the largest of the three, Lunar New…

Lion Dance Guy (40540) Review

One of the new Brickheadz sets for 2022 is Lion Dance Guy (40540). This little guy celebrates Chinese New Year in a traditional lion dance costume. In Chinese culture, the lion symbolizes power, wisdom, and superiority. People perform lion dances at Chinese festivals (such as New Year) or big occasions to bring good fortune and chase…

Spring Lantern Festival (80107) Review

The Spring Lantern Festival (80107) is a beautiful set chock full of detail and colour. This lovely build recreates a traditional Asian garden featuring plenty of accurate details. The brick-built fun includes moon gates, pavilion, pond, bridge, and a light-up ox lantern. Adding to the accuracy and fun are plenty of buildable lanterns, Chun Lian…

Story of Nian (80106) Review

The LEGO® Group recently announced the 2022 Chinese New Year sets. I’ve been rather remiss in that I have not yet reviewed the 2021 sets. In order to remedy that and celebrate the 2022 reveals, this week True North Bricks is reviewing both the Story of Nian (80106) and Spring Lantern Festival (80107). Today, we…

2022 Chinese New Year Sets

Earlier this week, the LEGO® Group teased some pictures of the upcoming 2022 Chinese New Year sets. The news came from the fourth annual China International Import Expo. However, earlier today, the LEGO® Group revealed all the details for the two new kits. The upcoming year will be the Year of the Tiger on the…

China International Import Expo Reveals

The LEGO® Group recently participated in the fourth annual China International Import Expo. They revealed seven new sets from three themes. The reveals include the 2022 Chinese New Year sets celebrating the Year of the Tiger. Additionally, the announcement included one Monkie Kid reveal, and four new Super Mario sets. These are in addition to…