Category: Troops and appearances

Casual guard

One of the most fun thing about being an active member of 501st Legion, is doing appearances at events.

I've done movie premieres, conventions, birthday parties and more, and I still look forward to every time I get a chance to suit up. Nothing beats standing guard at the red carpet, watching the amazed looks from people as they arrive!

Here you'll find summaries of official troops, appearances and other events I've participated in.


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Meetup with IT Helgeland

Title: Meetup with IT Helgeland
Date: 2018-10-16
Location: Koks bar, Mo i Rana.
Type: Presentation/talk

IT Helgeland invited members from 501st in Mo i Rana to come and give a talk at a Meetup. It was a fun night where we learned about artificial intelligence, preservation of media, entrepreneurship and much more. …

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Solo Premiere

Title: Solo Premiere
Date: 2018-05-23
Location: Rana Kino, the movie theater in Mo i Rana
Type: Movie premiere.

On duty: Two troopers – a TIE pilot, a Stormtrooper.

We guarded the red carpet, hoping to catch a scoundrel. We also helped with the ticket lottery, and handed out prizes to two lucky …

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National Day Parade 2018

Title: National Day Parade
Date: 2018-05-17
Location: Trondheim
Type: Parade

On duty: 30+ troopers.

My second year with Nidaros Imperial Squad in the national day parade in Trondheim. The 8 hour drive — each way — is totally worth it! Nothing beats walking in procession in the middle of Trondheim city together …

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May the 4th Interview

Title: May the 4th Interview
Date: 2018-05-04
Location: Rana Blad, a local newspaper in Mo i Rana
Type: Interview in the paper

On duty: Two troopers.

May the Fourth be with you! It’s a Star Wars day today1, and Rana Blad did a four page interview with TI-2096 and me on the …

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The Last Jedi Premiere

Title: The Last Jedi Premiere
Date: 2017-12-13
Location: Rana Kino, movie theater in Mo i Rana.
Type: Movie premiere.

On duty: Two troopers, a TIE pilot and a Stormtrooper.

Another year, another movie premiere. With -18°C outside, it was a bit to cold to guard the red carpet this time. But we …

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