Pesta Chingay, Lion & Dragon Dance Parade 2018

Date: 16 December 2018
Time: 7PM to 11PM
Venue: from Padang Brown

The parade will consist of 36 teams: 12 Chingay Teams, 15 Lion Dance Teams and 5 Dragon Dance Teams from various associations and neighbourhoods around Penang.

The parade will be led by 3 beautifully decorated trishaw with children from multiracial backgrounds, a school marching band, and Indian dance troop with Indian percussions and Malay Kompang.

The parade will start at Padang Brown at 7.00pm sharp, and will go through major roads like Jalan Dato Keramat, Jalan Penang, Lebuh Chulia, Jalan Transfer and ends at Esplande at around 9.30pm. Each team will then be given 3 minutes to perform. At the end of the programme there will be a special Lion Dance on Stilts performance to end the night.

Post Author: Sharon Hoo