Penang Chingay Championship @ Esplanade

Posted: July 27, 2009 in Event & Occasion
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All Star National Chingay Championship at Esplanade (Sunday)

Some history on Chingay for our viewer.

Chingay is known to be originated from China, in 2003 when Chingay was invited to China Beijing. It was later being introduced in countries such as Malaysia, Singapore & the U.S.

Chingay in Penang Hokkien (common language in Penang) means “Real Art” (or ChinGay). The initial performance of Chingay were only confine to the birthday celebrations of Chinese deities but today, this performances were included during auspicious state and national functions like the annual opening of the year-end Pesta Pulau Pinang or Chinese festivals. (penang vacation.com)

Opening ceremony by Chief Minister of Penang – Lim Guan Eng

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Location – in front of MPPP building in Esplanade

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Chingay team from Sg Dua Penang

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Nicely done!! this guy has to balance himself on top of a ladder and at the same time trying to catch the pole!

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Wow! look at the numbers of photographers…

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in the air! catch it or lose it….

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Another great acrobatic performance by the Chingay team. This time he’s trying to catch the pole using his mouth!

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Getting ready for the big one!

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Chingay is known to be originated from
China, in 2003 when Chingay was
invited to China Beijing. It was later
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being introduced in countries such as Malaysia, Singapore & the U.S.Chingay in Penang Hokkien (common language in Penang) means “Real Art” (or Chin
Gay). The initial performance of Chingay were only confine to the birthday
celebrations of Chinese deities but today, this performances were included during
auspicious state and national functions like the annual opening of the year-end
Pesta Pulau Pinang or Chinese festivals.

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Comments
  1. Kyra says:

    Ooooooh, can’t wait to see more of this. I love chingay but it’s always so crowded, this is going to be fantastic!

  2. Maricrism says:

    wow what a colorful opening ceremony. Nice pictures.
    Hall of Anime

  3. Angelina says:

    Hey nice blog keep up the good work 🙂

  4. Maruwiah says:

    hello Chris, cai i have one of the chingay pictures for my publication. i will put yr name as contributor. have u need some payments too?

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