The competition features lion dance teams from 12 countries and regions (Photo courtesy of MGM)
MGM Lion Dance Championship to Feature 28 Teams in Macao
The MGM Lion Dance Championship - Macau International Invitational 2019 will take place in the MGM Theatre at MGM Cotai on 23rd and 24th November. Gathering lion dance teams from all over the world to perform and compete with each other, the event will once again hold the Junior Lion Dance Performance Competition to promote the continuation of the tradition of this Chinese sport.
This year’s Championship features 28 lion dance teams from countries and regions including Australia, Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan region, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam and the United States.
The two-day action-packed Championship will include: on 23rd November, in the morning nine troupes will perform in ‘Female Traditional Lion Dance Championship’, while in the afternoon eight troupes will perform in ‘Junior Lion Dance Performance Competition’ ; and on 24th November 11 troupes will perform in the Traditional Lion Dance Championship.
MGM Lion Dance Championship is co-hosted by MGM, the Wushu General Association of Macau, and supported by Macao Government Tourism Office, the Education and Youth Affairs Bureau, Sports Bureau and Dragon & Lion Dances Federation of Asia.