Guangzhou Lion Dance Contest & Gala for Lantern Festival
Date: February 9 (Monday, "January 15" in Chinese Lunar Calendar and traditional Lantern Festival)
Time: 11:30 – 17:00 (Opening Ceremony at 13:30)
Venue: Southern Entrance Square of Tianhe Sports Center, Tianhe Rd. Guangzhou
Co-organizers: Guangzhou Municipal Sport Administration,
Guangzhou Sport Association
Scores of Cantonese lion dance teams will stage their performances in competition, including 48 adult and 7 junior teams all of traditional South-China dance style.
An exhibition of dancing lions and dragons, a group dance of 100 "lions", and public reward Q & A will be presented for your fun.
Guangzhou is a thriving home of Chinese lion dance, especially the South-China style parallel to the northern style in North China.