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The 9th “MGM Junior Lion Dance Summer Class 2023” Enrollment Commences
Annual Summer Program Dedicated to Lingnan Culture Proudly Returns this July
The 9th “MGM Junior Lion Dance Summer Class 2023” will return this July, as a valuable opportunity for children to bolster cultural confidence by dabbling in the movements of lion dance.

MGM strives to promote Lingnan culture. With a dedication to passing down Lingnan quintessential lion dance, MGM once again presents its signature annual children summer program, the 9th “MGM Junior Lion Dance Summer Class 2023” this July. The sought-after seven-week training program opens for enrollment from May 25 to June 4, inviting children in Macau to deepen their cultural confidence as well as enhance their physical fitness and self-discipline – by dabbling into the long-standing Chinese cultural sport.

“MGM Junior Lion Dance Summer Class” is co-organized by MGM and Mak Chi Leong Dragon & Lion Dance Association Macau, and supported by the Education and Youth Development Bureau, Cultural Affairs Bureau and Macao Government Tourism Office. Since its establishment in 2015, the program has trained over 460 young lion dance masters. During the seven-week program, trainees will learn about the history of the lion dance, basic movements, the use of different props and musical instruments that go with the dance. Young trainees who complete the program will perform and showcase their dance moves at the graduation ceremony. The ones with outstanding performances may be enlisted in the “MGM Lion Dance Training Program”, where they can continue advancing their lion dance techniques.


The 9th “MGM Junior Lion Dance Summer Class 2023” welcomes children between the age of 5 and 8 to join. Interested individuals may fill up the application form on MGM’s official website on or before June 4, and submit along with a valid copy of ID and body check report issued from a registered doctor. A total of 80 applicants will be selected via computer balloting. Successful applicants will receive confirmation email on June 7. The lion dance training will officially commence on July 10. For further information or inquiries, please call (853) 8802 3833 or email



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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 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 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, ARIA, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay and Park MGM. For more information about MGM Resorts International, visit the Company's website at


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