February 18, 2010

Acrobatic lion dance on high poles mesmerized tourists @ Pavilion KL

Tourists, visitors and shoppers enjoyed the wonderful breathtaking acrobatic lion dance performing to the noisy sound of drums, gongs and cymbals in front of Bukit Bintang entrance of Pavilion Kuala Lumpur shopping mall.

The Kwong Ngai Lion Dance Troupe, who were 2004 Lion Dance World Champion and 2006 International Lion Dance Champion, performed their spectacular lion dance stunts on top of 3 - 10 ft. metal poles representing plum blossom trees.

Lion dances are performed during Chinese New Year to bring good luck and to drive away bad spirits.

The auspicious show is part of Pavilion Kuala Lumpur’s festive events held to celebrate the Chinese New Year of the Tiger 2010.

The lion dance performance spread good luck, good fortune, good health and prosperity.

The lion dance performance entertain tourists, visitors and shoppers at Pavilion Kuala Lumpur in Jalan Bukit Bintang.

The lion dance is accompanied by the rhythmic beating on drums, gongs and clashes of cymbal.

A lion dance to bring good luck and to drive away bad spirits.

Gravity-defying lion dance on high poles.

The large crowd were treated to a spectacular acrobatic lion dance performance.

The crowd were captivated by the lion's stunts of jumping and balancing from one pole to another.

The spectacular performance with kung fu moves that set everyone's pulse pounding.

An astounding display of acrobatics by the lion dancers.

A spirited display of acrobatic skills.

The adrenalin-pumping show saw the lion dancers performing dangerous stunts.

The lion walking on tight wires tied between poles.

Its more exciting to see the lion walking on tight wires!

A sight to see the lion displays its acrobatic skills walking on tight wires.

The graceful and majestic acrobatic performance of the lion.

The lion performing on high poles in front of the Bukit Bintang entrance of Pavilion Kuala Lumpur.

The acrobatic movements of the lion dance are a sight to see.

The lion unfolds a red banner with message of good hope and wishes for everyone.

The lion demonstrates its agility and balance on top high poles.

The lion prances fearlessly from pole to pole.

The lion leaping its way down from the poles.

After the high-pole dance, two lions make their rounds distributing mandarin oranges to all present.

Excited children extending out their hands to receive the mandarin oranges.

The crowd surged forward to meet the lions.

Mandarin oranges were given out from the lion's mouth.

Touching the lion's head for good luck.

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