April 15, 2010
Dancing Lion - world record set by MGM Macau
MACAU, China -- MGM Macau manufactured for
the Chinese New Year celebrations on 14 February 2010 "The
Grand Lion", a dancing lion measuring 20ft 4in (6.2 m)
long, 14 ft 3 in (4.36 m) wide - setting the new world record
for the Largest
It took close to 6 months to manufacture
Largest Lion which performed in traditional lion dance
ceremony by 4 well-trained dancers on February 14, 2010, the
first day of Chinese New Year, at MGM Macau.
Measuring 6.2m long, 4.36m tall and 2.1m
wide, the Largest
Lion in the world boasts a gigantic head weighing
over 250 pounds and is approximately 20 times the normal size
of the traditional dancing lion.
Largest Lion will be displayed again from April 13
till 4 May, 2010 at Grande Praça where visitors can meet with
the world’s largest dancing lion face to face. Even on display,
the specially designed lion will greet the audience with its
moving head and blinking eyes.
To promote traditional lion dance and support
Macau’s cultural sports, MGM Macau will hold the “International
Lion Dance Championship 2010” on May 1 at Grande Praça.
The competition is co-organized by MGM Macau
and Wushu General Association of Macau with the support of
Macau Government Tourist Office. 10 renowned lion dance troupes
from Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore, Indonesia, Taiwan,
Mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau will be showing their
best for the thorn of champion.
The winning teams will perform from May 2 to
4 at Grande Praça.
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April 15, 2010