Lion Dancing

 

Lion dance is a form of traditional dance in Chinese culture, in which performers mimic a lion's movements in a lion costume. The lions express joy and happiness. Both lions and dragons figure in New Year's Parades and other celebrations throughout the year. The Lion Dance also plays an important role in the consecration of temples and other building, at business openings, planting and harvest times, official celebrations. Having a lion dance team perform at a wedding is getting popular in the United States. There are even Lion Dance competitions featuring troupes from countries as far from China. Lion dance is a form of traditional dance in Chinese culture, in which performers mimic a lion's movements in a lion costume. The lions express joy and happiness. Both lions and dragons figure in New Year's Parades and other celebrations throughout the year. The Lion Dance also plays an important role in the consecration of temples and other building, at business openings, planting and harvest times, official celebrations. Having a lion dance team perform at a wedding is getting popular in the United States. There are even Lion Dance competitions featuring troupes from countries as far from China.