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61 Teams of Malaysia National Lion Dance are ready for competition

The best 61 teams nationwide in Malaysia are ready for competition on the 18th Malaysia National Lion Dance championship at the Arena of Stars on 2-3 December 2017. At the press conference today, draw of lots to determine the flow of the competition. The team allocations are divided into 4 regions that includes 19 teams from the East Malaysia, 16 teams from central region , 12 teams from southern regions and 14 teams from the northern regions.

The press conference was also attended by Leong Lin Thong, Chairman of Federation of Selangor & Federal Territory Dragon & Lion Dance Association and his committee members. Mr Leong also mentioned that the competition is not just a show but one that “Test the endurance and creativity of each individual and team”

According to Mr Kevin Tann, the Vice President of Promotion & Entertainment of Resort World Genting ” The event has proved to be inspirational, attracting to the young people to the sport”.

The event has created excitement locally and overseas. It is also a flagship event of Resorts World Genting, the competition started back in 1983 and is continuously held once every 2 years. The World Lion Dance Champion will represent the country in the Genting World Lion Dance Championship next year.

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