The ladies of the Malaysia Khuan Loke Dragon and Lion Dance Association representing!
Females are beginning to take centre stage in the predominantly male-centric sport.
For 17-year-old Mariam Abdul Nazar, learning the intricacies of the lion dance has been an eye-opener, not only for her but her family as well.
The plucky teen, who has been taking lessons for the past three years with the Malaysia Khuan Loke Dragon and Lion Dance Association in Sungai Way, said her experience so far has been a roller-coaster of emotions.
Read more about Mariam’s journey into lion dancing here. You go!