Dragon and lion dances, Hong Kong

This item appears on page 25 of the April 2014 issue.

In Hong Kong, China, the Dragon & Lion Dance Extravaganza takes place yearly on Jan. 1, with a parade of more than 500 specially crafted, large-scale animal and dragon costumes. The parade starts at 1:30 p.m. from Canton Road near the Hong Kong Cultural Centre and finishes at the Urban Council Centenary Garden, in the waterfront Tsim Sha Tsui district. 

Contact the Hong Kong Tourism Board (phone +852 6344 6188).