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1 Lion Dance At Parker Place Sally Lai Yan Pang CMNS 488 Short Assignment #2

2 Lion Dance Traditional dance in Chinese culture Performance art by two people Mimic lion’s movements in a lion costume Accompanied by cymbals, singular gong, drums, and firecrackers Intention of it is to wards of bad luck Usually performs in Chinese festivals, business opening ceremonies, traditional wedding

3 Northern style lion dance Resembles movements of pekingnese dog Usually appear in pairs Short, stocky and furry Relatively smaller than Southern style

4 Southern style lion dance Fut San (Buddha Mountain) Hok San (Crane Mountain) Fut Hok (hybrid of Fut San and Hok San) Chow Gar (Chow family style kung fu) Green Lion (Fujian, Hokkien, Taiwan)

5 Southern lion dance Wide range of colors Large eyes Mirror on the forehead Single horn at the center

6 Lion dancers People from martial art school Movements that they do are: high jumps, standing on each other shoulders

7 Video of lion dance Hok San style


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