Every year, May 4th has a special flavor for many fans of lightsabers and spaceships. A humorous nod to Master Yoda’s famous formula “May the Force be with you”, in English, May 4 (hence May 4th, in VF) has over the years become the day dedicated to ‘Star Wars’ for its fans.
If the saga has been one of the giants of pop culture, with new movies and series almost every year since the franchise was acquired by Walt Disney Pictures in 2013, the internet is a fertile ground for creativity for fans, who don’t hesitate to do so. Share on social networks many stories and creations of all kinds.
Learn more about the epic world
If you want to know more about the Jedis and other Stormtroopers, the official Instagram account @starwars will delight fans, by revealing exclusive information on upcoming movies, but also by sharing photos and anecdotes from the shooting.
On the French-speaking side, the PlanetTestarwars account distills images from the movies to fans, but also recommendations for books or objects derived from the saga, including the famous Millennium Falcon in lego.
To enter the character
When you’re a fan, it’s all about the characters you love to hate or follow, and sometimes you want to look like… For those who don’t want to wait for Halloween to get into the shoes of Leia or Anakin, cosplay is there! @star.wars.cosplay account collects the most beautiful fashion photos.
Among the most involved fans of “Star Wars” costumes is Bella, from @itsbellaxrose, who shares her best costumes from the “Star Wars” or Marvel movies on Instagram.
To laugh like R2-D2
Who doesn’t love a good joke among the experts? Memes, a purely web product, doesn’t exclude fan communities: the star account shares ._. wars._. memes are, in the original version, the best epic-related memes.
And to learn while having fun, instascult deciphers pop culture with a scientific approach: enough to learn how to get close to a Wookie or understand physics thanks to the Alderaan Explosion.
Being a fan every day
Books in a mess, figurines, and even mugs with Baby Yoda doll: for some, he loves it star Wars It means thinking about it all day long, and transferring your passion into your everyday life. This is the case of Amy Ratcliffe, author of several books on the saga, including Star Wars: Galactic Women. On her Instagram, she shares her daily life, between themed restaurants and photo location visits.
And to follow his passion to the end, Thibaud Villanova, aka Gastronogeek, presents on his YouTube channel and in his book Star Wars Cantina Many recipes like this blue milkshake.
to explore your creativity
Whether you want to draw, knit, or create, the “Star Wars” franchise (and its fan community) offers several accounts dedicated to the movie world. On the @starwars.fan.art account you can find many amazing creations on the good side of The Force.
Finally, if you prefer independent films, the MegaSpaceFighter YouTube channel offers small stop motion and Lego shorts, to continue the story while you wait for the next part of the saga.
Meanwhile, Happy Star Wars Day..and may the Force be with you.