Thursday, January 08, 2009

Sabah Lion, Dragon Dance Fest on Jan 17

Kota Kinabalu: To usher in the Lunar Year of the Ox, some 30 lion, unicorn and dragon dance troupes from the West Coast of Sabah will converge on the Padang Merdeka here for the Lion, Unicorn and Dragon Dance Festival on January 17.

An annual affair, this spectacular event to showcase the Chinese culture is being organised by the United Sabah Chinese Communities Association of Kota Kinabalu comprising 15 Chinese clan associations.

Vice organising chairperson, Wong Lee Chu, said about 10 groups, including world champion lion and dragon dance troupes, will perform at the festival which is scheduled to start at 3pm. She said Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Aman will lead the guests in a mass ribbon-cutting and drum-beating activity on stage.

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