Lion dancers show off skills

Writer:   |  Editor: Zhang Chanwen  |  From: Shenzhen Daily  |  Updated: 2023-07-03

Video by Liu Xudong

Ten teams representing different regions in Guangdong Province displayed their exquisite lion dancing skills Saturday and yesterday in Xixiang, the first stop of the competition. The other four stops are Yangjiang, Heshan, Shunde and Hong Kong. The championship, featuring both traditional lion dance and high-pole lion dance categories, is scheduled to continue until December. The grand finale will take place in Fuyong Subdistrict, Bao’an District.

Lion dancers perform on stage at the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area Lion King Championship yesterday morning in Xixiang Subdistrict, Bao’an District. Photos by Lin Jianping except otherwise stated

Lion dancers give performances.

Lion dancers display their lion dancing skills. Liu Xudong

A "Lion" performs on stage.

Traditional lion dance is performed.

A "Lion" performs jumping.

High-pole lion dance is performed. Lin Songtao

High-pole lion dance is performed. Lin Songtao

Different types of "Lions" on stage. 

Lion dancers receive their awards. Liu Xudong