Chingay organisers on cloud nine over heritage status


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  • Tuesday, 31 Jan 2012

JOHOR BARU: Chingay organisers in Johor Baru and Penang – the two major areas for the popular street circus – welcome the move to make it a national heritage.

While each place has its own version of the chingay, the acrobatic displays and choreographed moves have become the common trademark of the parade and even a practice session in Penang was once highlighted as a pit stop in the Ama­zing Race TV reality show.

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