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LEGOWORLD Utrecht Fan Zone

So today I walked the Fan Zone at LEGOWORLD taking pictures of everything.

It was hard to get decent pictures, so I’ve sadly had to delete those that turned out too badly. It’s been a fun day which started off with some regular office work – so I spent a couple of hours going through e-mails and everyday work.

Then I shut down the laptop, left the hotel and headed back to LEGOWORLD for another day of talks with the AFOLs and taking pictures of the many MOCs there. The quality of the LEGO builds there is extremely high and it was a pleasure to dedicate time to take pictures of everything as that allowed me to get a better look at the MOCs.

Thanks to all the AFOLs for spending time to build the MOCs and also for spending more time on showing them to me and the rest of the visitors at LEGOWORLD. Everywhere AFOLs were engaging with the visitors sharing their passion and joy of building as only dedicated fans can.

I’ve uploaded all the images to my flickr account and I will showcase a few below!

LEGOWORLD Utrecht NL Fan Zone 2014

Wonder Woman’s Invisible Jet in extreme UCS scale?

LEGOWORLD Utrecht NL Fan Zone 2014

A very nice tan colored castle

LEGOWORLD Utrecht NL Fan Zone 2014

Space Needle

LEGOWORLD Utrecht NL Fan Zone 2014

Rapunzel’s Tower

LEGOWORLD Utrecht NL Fan Zone 2014

Steampunk floating rocks and train track!

LEGOWORLD Utrecht NL Fan Zone 2014

Steampunk Kitty

LEGOWORLD Utrecht NL Fan Zone 2014

Tug boat

LEGOWORLD Utrecht NL Fan Zone 2014

Arjan’s boats

LEGOWORLD Utrecht NL Fan Zone 2014

Houses build with 1×2 plates!

LEGOWORLD Utrecht NL Fan Zone 2014

A rather impressive train layout

LEGOWORLD Utrecht NL Fan Zone 2014

Fans on tables

LEGOWORLD Utrecht NL Fan Zone 2014

Technic Technic TECHNIC!

LEGOWORLD Utrecht NL Fan Zone 2014


LEGOWORLD Utrecht NL Fan Zone 2014


LEGOWORLD Utrecht NL Fan Zone 2014

Bottle builds

LEGOWORLD Utrecht NL Fan Zone 2014

Miss Piggy

LEGOWORLD Utrecht NL Fan Zone 2014

Lucky Luke

LEGOWORLD Utrecht NL Fan Zone 2014

Space and yes, monorail!

LEGOWORLD Utrecht NL Fan Zone 2014

Pirate Ship


So day one is over, it is actually mid day on day two now.

Lots of impressions from day one and lots of talks with AFOLs from the Dutch AFOL community.

Around 70 of them are part of the Fan Zone at this year’s LEGOWORLD in Utrecht.

The amount of stunning MOCs brought by DeBouwsteen and LowLUG is quite impressive and I am going to do photos of them today as I spend yesterday trying to cover the family side of LEGOWORLD.

(Those pictures can be found in my flickr folder.)


The Brick Engraver at LEGOWORLD? Really? It seems that guy is everywhere these days!


I spend most of Thursday talking to AFOLs and I ended up getting “caught” inside the GBC area which was an eye-opener experience to me as I got to learn a lot on how the modules work, how they DON’T work and I was quite surprised that it is not just about making a module that transports a soccerball from A to B. – It is soo much more – including “on the spot” repairs and keeping everything running smoothly. Plus it seems that those GBC AFOLs have an urge to make any LEGO element work somewhere somehow in a GBC module. I’ve seen ZNAP and Clickits as part of some of the modules! What’s next GALIDOR?

What became quite obvious is that the GBC modules are extremely tough on the Power Function elements and I have included some images in my flickr folder where it is quite noticeable how much wear and tear the modules put the PF elements through.


Did a round of e-mails this morning and now it is back to the event for more talks and walks!

A great event indeed and it has only just begun!



LEGOWORLD Copenhagen.

On behalf of the LEGOWORLD in Copenhagen:


Application for LEGO World Copenhagen is open.

LEGO World 2015 in Copenhagen will be held at Bella Center in the period 12th to 15th of February 2015.


We are looking for larger quality displays which have not been shown extensive in this part of the world before.

If you are interested in being an exhibitor please use this link http://www.lwfanzone.dk/ and fill in the required information not later than the 2nd of November 2014

Please be informed of that we only have a limited amount of exhibitor spots and due to that all entries need to be reviewed by the LEGO World Committee based on size, quality, attractiveness for the visitors and other criteria before acceptance.


The selected exhibitors will be informed in December 2014 (before Christmas).


For further information please go to: www.byggepladen.dk and there is a menu named LEGO World 2015.







The last LEGO Fan Weekend

The past weekend the last LEGO Fan Weekend was concluded and it was again a great event!
We had 350 AFOLs visiting from 24 different countries around the world!
This was an awesome experience.

Lots of AFOLs showed their fantastic MOCs to each other, many LEGO employees (among the Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen and Jørgen Vig Knudstorp) and over 2300 public visitors.



Here is a little selection of the MOCs.







On Saturday evening we had a great Party dinner everybody enjoyed and where a very special 10 years LFW anniversary set was given to all participants.


Friends from all over the World came together to meet and to make new friendships – it was so much fun!

I want to thank you everybody who made this event happen and participated it in the past 10 years!