Exhibition: Lion Head
The Making of the Lion Head By Master Siow Ho Phiew
9th & 10th; 12th to 17th July 2011
10am at Heritage Walk (Jalan Tan Hiok Nee)
Martials arts master Siow Ho Phiew’s childhood passion for Chinese kung fu and lion dance has turned into a thriving business. Each year he produces about 500 lions for sale.
Siow has served as a judge for numerous lion dance competitions and is odten consulted on various matters pertaining to the art.
He has trained Malaysian troupes like the Kun Seng Keng of Muar Johor, Selangor Kuan Loke, Kedah Hong Tek, Sabah Hong Tek and the Sarawak Limbang Hong Tek, as well as overseas troupes in Hong Kong, Taiwan, the United States, Australia, Mexico and Canada.