As Chinese tradition goes, the Chingay parade celebrates the birthday of Chinese deities with a floating procession of lion and dragon dance parade as well as performances and beauty pageant. The parade kicks off at Padang Brown and will pass through Jalan Datuk Keramat, Jalan Penang, Jalan Burma, Jalan Transfer, Jalan Sri Bahari, Lebuh Chulia, Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling and Lebuh Light before arriving at the Esplanade's ground for a special 'Lion Dance on Stilts' finale.
The Chingay and Lion Dance troupe members will display their skills in balancing stilt poles during this annual street parade. The parade begins from Jalan Gurdwara and passes through the main streets of George Town before ending at the Esplanade. There will be giant colourful flags and floats, lion and also dragon dance performancesv
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