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Dragon dance

Updated: 2017-01-02


Performing a dragon dance during the Spring Festival is also called “dragon lantern dance”, which is a traditional folk custom entertainment activities with national characteristics in China. From the Spring Festival to the Lantern Festival, most urban and rural areas in China will perform a dragon dance. People think dragons can make clouds and bring them rain, bring good luck and ward off calamities, which is an auspicious sign. Therefore, praying for safeness and good harvest through dragon dance gradually becomes a tradition in the Han nationality across the country. With thousands of years of development, the dragon lantern dancing has become a kind of romantic traditional dance with lively forms and wonderful performance.