This set features the popular dragon and the lion dances that are performed throughout the Chinese New Year.
The lion dance is a traditional Chinese dance performed in the Chinese New Year festival for good luck, as it is believed that the lion is an auspicious animal. In Chinese culture, the lion symbolizes power, wisdom, and superiority. People perform lion dances to bring good fortune for the upcoming year and chase away the old evil spirits.
The Chinese lion dance is normally operated by two dancers, one of whom manipulates the head while the other forms the rear end of the lion. Chinese lion dance fundamental movements are often linked to Chinese martial arts, and it is commonly performed to a vigorous drum beat.
Like the lion dance, the dragon dance is also seen on Chinese New Year celebrations. The dance is performed by a team of experienced dancers that simulates the imagined movements of the dragon. The dragon dance is a symbol of China’s culture, and they are believed to bring good luck to people.