15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
kick off the culture

Chingay is a cultural performance that originated among the Chinese people in Penang. The signature of Chingay is the carrying of gigantic bamboo flags in street processions. those who will kick the gigantic bamboo flags up and let the other guy will use his forehead to hold the bamboo flag or use their mouth.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 12.2016
Date Uploaded: 04.2017
Photo Location: Georgetown, Malaysia
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Copyright: © kok kuan chan