Penang Chingay, Lion & Dragon Dance Parade

Date: 14 December 2014
Time: 7.30pm – 11.00pm
Venue: Padang Brown to Esplanade


The Chingay Lion and Dragon Dance Parade will be strolling through the streets of Georgetown this weekend.  Colorful dancers will be doing the traditional lion and dragon dances.  Meanwhile, other dancers will be balancing long poles on fingers, foreheads, and whatnot.  There will be 30 dance troupes represented this year, as well as a float.

The Chingay Parade will start at Padang Brown, and wind its way down Datuk Keramat Road, Carnavron Road, Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling and Light Street.  The grand finale will be on the Esplanade.

Visit for a write up from a past Chingay event and  an impressive gallery of Chingay flagpole catching.