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Lion dance

Dances

Lion dance is a form of traditional dance in Chinese culture and other Asian countries in which performers mimic a lion's movements in a lion costume to bring good luck and fortune. The lion dance is usually performed during the Chinese New Year and other Chinese traditional, cultural and religious festivals. It may also be performed at important occasions such as business opening events, special celebrations or wedding ceremonies, or may be used to honour special guests by the Chinese communities.

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  • History 

  • Regional types 

  • Costumes 

  • Association with wushu/kung fu 

  • During Chinese New Years and festivals 

  • Evolution and competition 

  • In politics 

  • In popular culture