Chinese Lion Dance Videos

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The Lion dance is a form of traditional dance in Chinese culture, in which performers mimic a lion's movements in a lion costume.

The lion costume may be operated by a two dancers. The head dancer springs about while energetically moving and shaking the head and operating the jaws and eyes, and places the roll of the front legs of the lion. The rear dancer forms the back and back legs of the lion, mimic the motions of a single animal as they move between platforms of varying elevations. The dance is traditionally accompanied by gongs, drums and firecrackers, representing the descent of good luck.


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