Posts Tagged ‘Olympics’


Aug23

Japan 2020 Olympics teased in new video

2016 at 07:31 pm by admin | Comments Off

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With the 2016 Olympics coming to a close this past Sunday, August 21st, the closing ceremony passed the torch from Rio to Tokyo in a large-scale presentation previewing the 2020 Olympics! The presentation featured a full-length video showing off Tokyo, Japan alongside a number of sports and collaborations with popular icons like Mario, Pac-Man, Hello Kitty, Doraemon and more. The presentation also included a choreographed dance, as well as other multi-language displays. Check out the presentation itself below, and look forward to 2020!

Aug03

LEGO donates Rio replica for Olympics

2016 at 07:24 pm by admin | Comments Off

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Just in time for the 2016 Olympics at Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, LEGO has donated a massive recreation of the city in its iconic building blocks to the city! The model consists of over 930,000 brick, and required 50 professional LEGO construction artists to work over a year to complete it in time. The model includes a wide variety of iconic landmarks from the city, cramming it all into a 16ft x 20ft display. On top of that, LEGO also created unique miniature figures of Vinicius and Tom, the 2016 Olympic’s mascots! To get an in-depth look at the model and its construction, check out the series of videos below!