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Ipoh Chinwoo with their dragon dance troupe

Due to short notice, besides home team, Ipoh Chinwoo Association, only one other team registered for the lion and dragon dance competitions, respectively.

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lion dance competition begins

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Ipoh Chinwoo lion dance troupe

Despite only two troupes participating in the two specified competitions, both teams put up their best performances, to try to outdo each other.

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Ipoh Chinwoo lion dance troupe

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judges discussing about the two lion dance performances

First off was the lion dance competition, which saw Ipoh Chinwoo starting the tournament with a lion dance performance. It was followed by a performance by Chin Woo Association USA, based in Dallas, Texas.

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Chin Woo USA from Dallas, Texas

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Chin Woo USA

Although Ipoh Chinwoo performed reasonably well, a misstep on the high beam caused points to be deducted from their overall score. The championship was awarded to Chin Woo USA, which delivered a flawless presentation.

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Chin Woo USA

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Chin Woo USA

In the dragon dance competition, it was Ipoh Chinwoo versus Chinwoo Athletic Association Selangor & Kuala Lumpur. It was a stiff fight between the two troupes. As in any contest, there can only be one champion, and the victor was Ipoh Chinwoo. It was a deserving win.

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judging in process

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dragon dance performance by Chinwoo Athletic Association Selangor & Kuala Lumpur

These lion and dragon dance competitions were part of the 28th Malaysia National Chinese Chinwoo Carnival / International Chinwoo Wushu & Cultural Carnival 2013 hosted in Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia.

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dragon dance performance by Ipoh Chinwoo Association

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dragon dance performance by Ipoh Chinwoo Association

Event: Chin Woo Carnival Lion & Dragon Dance Competitions
Venue: Stadium Indera Mulia, Ipoh
Date: 8th Aug, 2013
Time: 10am – 11am

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