MIRI (September 10): The Miri Wai Sheng Dragon and Lion Dance Troupe Academy will represent Sarawak at the 2022 National Lion Dance Competition in Kuala Lumpur on September 17.
According to co-founder and team leader of the academy, Vincent Chee, participating in the competition will give his team members the opportunity to learn, socialize and share their knowledge with other competitors.
“Our training has been temporarily suspended due to safety restrictions during Covid-19, so competing is the best way to learn from others,” Chee said in a press release.
Chee and his team recently paid a courtesy visit to Transport Minister Dato Sri Lee Kim Shin and Deputy Minister of Tourism, Creative Industry and Performing Arts I Datuk Sebastian Ting to brief them on the competition and a ceremony to hand over the Sarawak flag to the team. .
The team will travel to Kuala Lumpur on September 14 for a warm-up training before heading to Klang where the competition is taking place.
The competition is organized by the Shah Alam Guangdong Association and teams from across the country will compete for the trophy while showcasing their skills.