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Local fans unleash the force for 'Star Wars' day

Local fans unleash the force for 'Star Wars' day

May the Fourth started off as a fun little phrase for fans of Star Wars to share with one another once a year, but has become a bigger worldwide celebration in recent years.

May the Fourth be with you, but especially with Riz Ahmed, who beat everyone else at showing their Star Wars appreciation on the sort-of-but-not-really-real holiday for those dreaming of galaxies far, far away. It will also continue to run twice a night at 7.45pm and 8.45pm until Jun 2.

While they don't field many autograph requests, the story group represents a significant addition to the "Star Wars" hierarchy, one that speaks to Disney's grand plans for the property.

"I liked Star Wars since I was small", said Annie Tseng, a 40-year-old communications specialist dressed as archvillain Darth Vader. This message, referring to the day of victory, was 'May the Fourth Be With You, Maggie.

It's May 4th! Which means extra strong currents of Jedi good vibes are flowing through the universe, because it is Star Wars Day.

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In Taiwan's capital, fans took the day off from work to pose in costume for photographs at landmarks such as the Taipei 101 tower and the Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hall.

Forty years later, the Star Wars phenomenon shows no signs of stopping, with yearly films and bi-coastal Star Wars lands coming to Disney's parks in 2019.

As a fan of both Star Wars and the Clippers, you won't believe how many times I've messed this up.

The first Star Wars Day / May The Fourth celebration happened just recently, as the first organized event happened in Toronto, Ontario, Canada in 2011. For Star Wars fans it's one of the best days of the year (other than the day The Last Jedi gets its release).

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