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Chinese Lion Dance Explained

by William C. Hu

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Published by Ars Ceramica .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dance,
  • Folk dancing,
  • Folklore,
  • China,
  • Lions

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8235126M
    ISBN 100893440388
    ISBN 109780893440381
    OCLC/WorldCa33460678

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    The Chinese Lion Dance is customarily performed during the Lunar New Year to herald in the new year and bring prosperity, good luck and peace. It is also performed at business openings, weddings, birthdays and other celebratory events to bring peace and good fortune. It was traditionally performed only by male martial artists. The lion dance is not only looked upon as the skillful display of. Chinese Dragon Dance was originated in Han Dynasty, as important as Lion Dance in Chinese culture. The Dragon Dance signifies the end of year and the coming of New Year, always performing on big occasions, Chinese New Year celebrations and important opening ceremony.


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Chinese Lion Dance Explained Chinese Lion Dance Explained book – June 1, by William C. Hu (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ — $ Hardcover $/5(2). Chinese Lion Dance Explained book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.5/5(2). Lion dance (simplified Chinese: 舞狮; traditional Chinese: 舞獅; pinyin: wǔshī) 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 : 사자춤. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Chinese Lion Dance Explained by William C. Hu, JuneArs Ceramica edition, Hardcover in English. The Chinese Dragon and Lion Dances are often confused. They are both part of traditional Chinese celebrations, and both are thought to bring good luck and scare away the evil spirits.

However, the Dragon Dance is performed by a team of a dozen or so dancers, whereas the Lion performance is acted out by only two dancers.

Hu has done a great service to the lion dancing community by compiling this book. He does a great job of documenting many aspects of this ancient Chinese art. It is interesting that it also includes a section on the how the lion dance is practiced in other countries such as Japan and Korea.

Lion Dances, Dragon Dances, and Kung Fu. Because of the skill, dexterity, and stamina required for Chinese lion and dragon dances, the performers are often kung fu students. Joining a dance troupe is an honor and demands even more time and discipline from martial arts students who already have a regular training regimen.

What is the Lion Dance. Ornately decorated lion heads with bright wide eyes bob and dodge their way among the crowds at Chinese New Year's Parades worldwide.

The lion expresses joy and happiness and is used to summon luck and good fortune. Lion dance troupes perform throughout the two-week Lunar New Year celebrations, often going from village.

The Lion Dance can seem like a strange Chinese traditional folk dance to many people outside China, but the colourful custom is not only entertaining but also believed to be highly auspicious. Chinese or Imperial guardian lions are a traditional Chinese architectural ornament.

Typically made of stone, they are also known as stone lions or shishi (石狮).They are known in colloquial English as lion dogs or foo concept, which originated and became popular in Chinese Buddhism, features a pair of highly stylized lions—often one male with a ball and one female with a cub.

Lion Dance According to traditional Chinese belief, the lion signifies courage, stability and superiority. The lion’s dance is performed to chase away ghosts and evil spirits, and since the monsters, ghosts, evil spirits and giants like Nian are afraid of loud noises, the dance has become a natural complement to the fire crackers' noise.

The Lion Dance will scare away evil spirits and bring good luck for the New Year, as well as bring honor to the Wan family if Ernie dances it rist Madeline Slovenz-Low and author/librarian Kate Waters have combined forces to provide a detailed text about the customs and rituals leading up to the Chinese New Year celebration.

The dance may be extended, or parts may be left out. The lion dance is also accompanied by the music of a large drum, gong and cymbals, and the popping of firecrackers. An example of a typical Lion Dance is found in a Chinese new year banquet program.

To begin Lion Dance, drums, cymbals and gongs play as loud as possible. This wakes up the lion. During Chinese New Year, sometimes it is a red or yellow globe, which is supposed to be the sun as the festival celebrates the spring rains and the sun for a good harvest.

The Dragon Dance should not be confused with the Lion Dance. To learn about the Chinese Lion Dance click here. Chinese Lion Dance Explained Author(s): William C. Hu ISBN: ISBN Pub. Date: N/A List Price: N/A Click link below to compare + bookstores prices.

Get up to 90% off list price. For Book: Chinese Lion Dance Explained. A while back, after having read a friend’s copy of Dr. Hu’s book “Chinese Lion Dance Explained.” I did some research on the internet for any historical or written documentation on the part about the belief of the lion dance having ability to stop the plague/pestilence.

The Chinese lion dance is performed at a variety of occasions, but most notably during Chinese New Year. This dance can also be performed at special occasions, cultural and religious festivals, grand openings for new businesses, and to honor specials guests. The Chinese lion dance is performed at weddings to bless the couple in order for them.

Lions are not native to China, which explains why the "lion" in the dance acquired characteristics of the Chinese dragon and phoenix. Lion dancers are always kung-fu practitioners. First, lion dancing requires the dancers to develop strong stances, since the lion head is heavy and the tail position for the rear dancer is awkward.

Access additional information through The Kingdom of Lions – The Chinese Lion Dance. Ask for questions and/or comments. Now go to Chinese New Year Lion Dance to see a drawing of lion dancers. Have students examine the mask of a lion used in a lion dance.

Explain that the mask is made from strong but light materials, such as paper-mache and. In this k-2 lesson, students will learn the history of the Chinese Lion Dance and create lion head puppets to perform in a parade.

The Chinese New Year celebration dance is believed to bring good luck and happiness. Students will learn about the traditional dance, the costumes that are worn, and the music that accompanies the dance performance.Book a Lion Dance or Dragon Dance for the Chinese New Year 25th Jan Mobile: Simply The Best.

This is a great non fiction book about the Chinese New Year. It is all about a little boy who is performing the Lion dance on Chinese New Year. It shows boy practicing, getting ready for the parade, during the parade and what is celebrated on Chinese New Year.

I think this is a great book to read to learn about the Chinese New Year and the Lion /5(23).