Chingay organisers on cloud nine over heritage status

  • Nation Premium
  • 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.

Article type: metered
User access status: 3
Join our Telegram channel to get our Evening Alerts and breaking news highlights

Next In Nation

PBM looking to take on Pakatan Harapan in Penang during GE15 Premium
Sg Petani boy gains Internet fame with his slick reporting style Premium
Covid-19: Unvaccinated kids won’t face restrictions but please get them jabbed, says KJ Premium
MACC detain two for questioning in littoral ship corruption case Premium
Covid-19: Number of infections in educational institutions at a worrying level, says Melaka state health director Premium
Dr M regaining appetite and his sense of humour, says Marina Premium
Johor polls: Umno not afraid of Muda joining the fray, says Ahmad Maslan Premium
Covid-19 Watch: 13 new cluster identified with 4,066 new cases Premium
MACC to review corruption perceptions index findings after Malaysia slips five spots in standings Premium
Johor Polls: Umno VP questions why PAS wants to contest the seats BN lost Premium

Others Also Read