MGM endeavors to promote traditional Chinese culture and passing on Lingnan heritage to the community, particularly the new generation. Over the years, the Company strives to enlighten local youth with lion dance, a traditional sport that plays a significant role in Lingnan culture. This July, MGM brings back its signature children summer program, “MGM Junior Lion Dance Summer Class”, which is open for enrolment from now till May 29. This popular seven-week training program is a great introductory learning opportunity for children to explore Chinese culture and strengthen their cultural confidence. It also helps training children to be good team players with self-discipline, as well as getting physically fit through a series of fun-packed training activities.
“MGM Junior Lion Dance Summer Class” is co-organized by MGM and Mak Chi Leong Dragon & Lion Dance Association Macau, and honorably supported by Education and Youth Development Bureau (DSEDJ), Cultural Affairs Bureau (ICM) and Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO). Coming to its eighth edition, the training program has trained over 460 young lion dance masters since 2015. During the seven-week program, trainees will learn about the history of lion dance, basic movements, the use of different props and music instruments that go with the dance. Trainees who complete the program will perform and showcase their dance moves at the program’s graduation ceremony taking place in the MGM Theater. The ones with outstanding performances may proceed to the “MGM Lion Dance Training Program”, where they can continue advancing their techniques in this traditional sport.
“The 8th MGM Junior Lion Dance Summer Class” welcomes children between age 5 and 8 to join. Interested individuals may fill up the application form on MGM’s official website, then revert by email to firstname.lastname@example.org along with a valid copy of ID and body check report issued from a registered doctor before 11:59pm on May 29. 80 applicants will be selected via computer balloting. Successful applicants will receive confirmation calls and SMS on June 2 and lion dance training will start on July 4. For further information or enquiries, please call (853) 8802 3833 or email email@example.com.
MGM is an abbreviation for MGM China Holdings Limited (HKEx: 2282) and is a leading developer, owner and operator of gaming and lodging resorts in the Greater China region. We are the holding company of MGM Grand Paradise, SA which holds one of the six gaming concessions/subconcessions to run casino games in Macau. MGM Grand Paradise, SA owns and operates MGM MACAU, the award-winning premium integrated resort located on the Macau Peninsula and MGM COTAI, a contemporary luxury integrated resort in Cotai, which opened in early 2018 and more than doubles our presence in Macau.
MGM MACAU is a Forbes Five-Star luxury integrated resort inspired by the arts with every element of the resort infused with creativity and style. MGM MACAU has approximately 600 guest rooms and suites and boasts a number of distinguishing features, including the architecturally stunning European-inspired Grande Praça, housed under a soaring glass ceiling. MGM MACAU’s world class facilities include the MGM Art Space, dedicating over 5,000 square feet to display authentic works of art, conference and event facilities, spa, and seven signature restaurants and bars to fulfill any gastronomic craving. Our property is conveniently located on the Macau Peninsula and is directly connected to the luxury retail shopping complex, One Central.
MGM COTAI is the latest integrated resort of MGM in China. Designed as the “jewelry box” of Cotai, it offers approximately 1,400 hotel rooms and suites, Asia’s first dynamic theater, meeting space, high end spa, retail offerings and food and beverage outlets as well as the first international Mansion at MGM for the ultimate luxury experience. The Spectacle at MGM COTAI becomes the record holder of the largest free-span gridshell glazed roof (self-supporting) on January 19, 2019, making it the first architectural and structural GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for Macau, China. MGM COTAI is being developed to drive greater product diversification and bring more advanced and innovative forms of entertainment to Macau as it grows as a global tourist destination. MGM COTAI is the only mega complex and hotel in Macau to gain three-star certification in both Green Building Design and Operation Label, as well as the first hotel in the Greater Bay Area and second in Greater China to receive the certifications.
MGM China Holdings Limited is majority owned by MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM), one of the world's leading global hospitality companies, operating a portfolio of destination resort brands including Bellagio, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay and The Mirage.
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