Chinese martial arts organization to represent state in lion dance competition
KUCHING: The Chinese Kuching Martial Arts Association team secured a place in the 2016 Southern National Lion Dance Championship in October, after beating 12 other contenders in the final of the competition at the level of the state.
The winning troop won a trophy, gold medals, silver as well as the official jerseys that they can wear during the national level competition.
The Liang Sheng Kuching Lion and Dragon Dance Club team took the second place, while the third place was occupied by performers from Jing Ying Dragon and the Lion Kuching Team A dance association.
The troops of SM Guang Ming Sibu Team A, SM Guang Ming Sibu Team B and Jing Ying Dragon and Lion Dance Association Kuching Team B received consolation prizes.
The two-day state-level event, which ended on Sunday, was hosted by Sarawak Dragon-Lion Dance and Wushu Association with sponsorship from Vivacity Megamall.
The awards were presented by the director of the Vivacity Megamall center, Jonathan Naming, in the presence of the president of the Sarawak dragon and lion dance association, Matthew Lee King Choon, and the president of the martial arts association. Chinese Kuching, Chester Lim.