Chingay 2020: All dressed up, and wheely excited

Members of the electric unicycle community, The Wheelies, decked out in some of the costumes they will be wearing at this year's Chingay parade. The 2m-tall inflatable costumes include the 12 animals of the Chinese horoscope and four deities - God of
Members of the electric unicycle community, The Wheelies, decked out in some of the costumes they will be wearing at this year's Chingay parade. The 2m-tall inflatable costumes include the 12 animals of the Chinese horoscope and four deities - God of Fortune, God of Status, God of Prosperity and God of Longevity.ST PHOTO: KELLY HUI

They won the Most Creative Contingent title at last year's Chingay parade with their dinosaur safari theme when they dressed up as raptors, park rangers and cavemen.

This year, this group of electric unicyclists wants to raise the benchmark - by riding at the parade in 2m-tall costumes.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 09, 2020, with the headline 'All dressed up, and wheely excited'. Subscribe