Wait several seconds for the video to come on.

Johor carves history with 300,000 crowd at Chingay Festival

The Chingay Festival parade launched by Johor’s Sultan Ibrahim Almarhum Sultan Iskandar for the first time last night created history for the state with a record crowd of more than 300,000.

State Tourism, Trade and Consumerism executive council chairman Tee Siew Kiong described the turnout of local and foreign visitors, particularly the youths, at the event held at the city centre as “extraordinary”.

“Throughout my involvement, the celebration this time is extraordinary; the youths made up the majority of the crowd; they also declared their allegiance to the sultan of Johor,” he told reporters when met at the procession.

Also present were Johor Menteri Besar Mohamed Khaled Nordin and Johor Baru Tiong-Hua Association president Tey Kim Chai.

The parade held for the 144th time was participated by five temples with 19 carnival floats moving in a 10-kilometre procession beginning at Kuno Temple in Jalan Trus towards Xing Gong Temple in Jalan Ulu Air Molek and ending at Jalan Wook Ah Fook.

Fireworks and traditional dances by the three main races in the country – Malay, Chinese and Indian – a monkey mascot and dragon dances added to the gaiety.

Sultan Ibrahim stayed for almost two hours before leaving at around 10.30pm.


Sultan Johor berangkat mencemar duli ke Pesta Chingay di Johor Bahru, malam ini

Di Perarakan Chingay Kuil Kuno Johor

Johor Chingay Live Stream

Festival Perakan Chingay 2016 yang akan berlangung sebentar lagi

Sultan Johor, Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar berangkat mencemar duli ke Pesta Chingay yg dimeriahkan hampir 200,000 pengunjung di JB



Goes 2 show HE is FOR his ppl – Sultan Ibrahim the first Johor Ruler to attend chingay procession

This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s