Pesta Chingay, Lion & Dragon Dance Parade

Pesta Chingay, Lion & Dragon Dance Parade

Date: 19th Dec 2010 (Sunday)
Time: 7.30pm to 11pm
Venue: Padang Brown to City Hall, Esplanade

Witness the biggest Pesta event, Penang Pesta Chingay, Lion & Dragon Dance Parade held through the streets of Penang in conjunction with the month-long Pesta Carnival in Penang! The parade begins from Padang Brown and ends at the City Hall, Esplanade from 7.30pm till approximately 11pm.

Some of the teams taking part in the parade include teams from the Penang Wushu Lion Dance, Penang Chingay Association, North Malaya Chingay Association, Kedah Chingay Association, Sungai Dua Chingay Association, Lebuh Presgrave Chingay Association and more.

This year, the streets of Penang will be filled with a total of 22 teams in the parade which will be led with decorated trishaws seated by the finalist beauties of the past “Ratu Kebaya” contest.

Besides that, the crowd should watch out for the floral decorated float of the 12 zodiac animals which will be the last item of the procession.

The Penang Pesta Chingay, Lion & Dragon Dance Parade attracts thousands of people to come out onto the streets each year to watch the colourful and exciting spectacle go by.

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