Lion Dance | A Shining Lingnan Folk Culture
Foshan China 2023-11-30 18:13

Lion dance is a fusion of martial arts, dance, music and other Han folk elements. It's included in the National Intangible Cultural Heritage List. As a conventional Chinese folk performance, lion dance has a history of over 2,000 years.

During the performance, two dancers will dress in a lion costume. One waves the head while another waves the body and tail. They coordinate expertly to imitate various moods and actions of lions.

Every time there is a festive holiday or a major event, lion dance would present to enliven the atmosphere. This tradition has been passed down from generation to generation.

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