Get to learn Chinese Dragon Dance, a traditional dance originates from China. It is a dance which requires numbers of experienced dancers establishing good teamwork in manipulating the dragon's movement; a long, majestic and flexible figure. Each dancers are required to hold the poles which are connected underneath the figure positioned at regular intervals along the length of the dragon.
The team must work together as one in order to simulate the dragon's graceful and majestic movement as to bring its figure 'alive'.
Dragons are recognized as fearsome but noble creatures in Chinese culture which possess great qualities such as auspiciousness, benevolence, wisdom, dignity and fertility. Since the ancient times, it was believed to bring good luck to the Chinese community as the dance was performed as a part of the ritual. In this modern era, it has continued to spread its popularity until today across the global. Dragon dance is often seen in festive celebration, especially during Chinese New Year.
Here you will get to learn more about its history and origin, and to understand its functions.
Come and experience Dragon Dance in order to appreciate and master the process of this dance by using your full expenditure of strength and sweat it all out with your skill. Most importantly, you will get to enjoy its beauty in-cooperated with strong Chinese cultural elements!
The Art of Performing Dragon Dance
We will start the class with 1 hour introduction to get briefing on Dragon Dance and its contents, followed by another 1 hour interactive workshop with our local expert. In this workshop, participant(s) could get to taste and learn on the proper technique in playing Dragon Dance. Most importantly, this is to allow participant(s) to appreciate and master the process of this dance by using full expenditure of strength and sweat it all out, and get to enjoy its beauty in-cooperated with strong Chinese cultural elements.