Media Advisory - Seeing Double: LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre Toronto's MINILAND® Winner Officially Unveiled at CN Tower

TORONTO, Jan. 11, 2013 /CNW/ -

         
WHAT:                 16-foot, CN Tower replica built entirely of LEGO® bricks unveiled at CN Tower as winner of
LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre's MINILAND® Vote.
         
        The CN Tower, the top vote getter in Canada's first MINILAND contest, will remain on display to the
viewing public for 17 days before moving to the MINILAND® attraction at LEGOLAND® Discovery
Centre Toronto - to open in Spring, 2013.
         
WHEN:                 10:00am, Friday, January 11th 
         
WHERE:              CN Tower
        Gift Shop
        301 Front Street West
        Toronto, Ontario M5V 2T6 
         
WHO:                   Rene Gurtner, GM of LEGOLAND Discovery Centre will officially unveil MINILAND® replica.
         
INFO:                    The CN Tower, arguably the most visible landmark in Toronto's skyline, is now the official winner of
LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre Toronto's MINILAND® contest, which saw a field of 20 landmarks,
narrowed to the top ten.  Each of these landmarks will be immortalized in LEGO® bricks and featured
in the MINILAND® portion of LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre when it opens in Spring, 2013.
         
        The replica took more than three months to build and features LED lights - just like the real CN
Tower.  To view a time-lapse video of the construction, visit: http://bit.ly/Skpl7o.
         
        The rest of the top ten will be unveiled via the LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre Toronto's Facebook
page (www.facebook.com/LDCToronto) starting on Saturday, January 12.
         
        Visitors to the CN Tower can enter to win an annual pass for four to LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre
Toronto.
         

**Interviews and photo ops are available.

**Media can RSVP to Mike Kwiatkowski at mkwiatkowski@enterprisecanada.com or 905-346-1235.

About LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Toronto
LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Toronto is a 34,000 square-foot indoor attraction featuring more than 3 million LEGO bricks, geared towards children ages 3-10 and their families.  Its range of interactive attractions will include hands-on play areas, a 4D cinema, master classes led by Master Model Builders, two LEGO rides, special party rooms and MINILAND — the venue's signature re-creation of landmark locations and buildings throughout Toronto and the GTA, made entirely out of LEGO bricks.  For more information visit http://www.legolanddiscoverycentre.ca. Follow us at http://www.facebook.com/LDCToronto and https://twitter.com/LDCToronto.  LEGOLAND Discovery Centre is a part of the Merlin Entertainments Group.

 

SOURCE: LEGOLAND Discovery Centre

For further information:

**Interviews and photo ops are available. 
**Media can RSVP to Mike Kwiatkowski at mkwiatkowski@enterprisecanada.com or 905-346-1235.