No, May 4th is not an official holiday. Neither in Germany nor anywhere else in the world. Yet millions of star warriors freak out on this day every year. What many do not know: Star Wars Day arose out of a curious play on words. “May the force be with you” is the way the Jedi Knights in the legendary saga say goodbye. With a little imagination, May, the 4th can be read from this. In Germany, an interpreter launched Star Wars Day. He translated the famous greeting with “We will be with you on May 4th”.

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In 2021, the legendary droid R2-D2 celebrated its Lego comeback. Last year, Luke Skywalker’s legendary X-34 Landspeeder (available here in the LEGO online shop) raced through the galaxy. And the Ultimate Collector Series (UCS) continues to grow. On May 4th, 2023, the new edition of the X-Wing Starfighter lands in the popular collectible series.

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Star Wars has long since arrived in the children’s rooms of the republic. Above all, the spaceships fly through the air for young and old. The Danish toy manufacturer Lego also celebrates “May the 4th” with fans of the clamping building blocks every year. Many online shops offer attractive discounts. The current best deals from the LEGO Star Wars empire at a glance.

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By the way: In the USA, May 25 was originally considered the official Star Wars Day. “Episode IV”, the first Star Wars film, was released in American cinemas on this very day in 1977. Ultimately, however, the 4th of May prevailed. Perhaps also because the rumor persists among Star Wars fans that the former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher was shouted “May the Fourth be with you, Maggie” when she took office. It was May 4th, 1979.

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