Sarawak allows lion dance for Chinese New Year celebration

Chinese lion and drum. — DayakDaily file pic. // Photo: Pixabay

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KUCHING, Jan 24: Lion dances are finally allowed for this coming Chinese New Year (CNY) celebration in Sarawak.

The Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC), in a statement today, said the decision was among the improvements made on the 2022 CNY standard operating procedure (SOP).

“SDMC has decided that lion dances are allowed based on the conditions outlined in the SOP,” it said.

The SOP can be found on the website ( — DayakDaily