Derived from martial arts, lion dancing is a Chinese tradition that has been used to bring good fortune and keep away evil spirits for more than 2,200 years. Now you have the rare opportunity to not only learn about its history and evolution but also try traditional lion dancing for yourself!
Contrary to modern lion dancing, which focuses a lot more on flips and acrobatic tricks, traditional lion dancing focuses on the natural movements and demeanors of a lion. In this 90-minute experience, you will meet a lion dancing master from one of the few remaining traditional lion dancing associations who will share the differences between different types of lions and lion dances, and guide you through the basic footwork and movements for lion dancing. This experience will give you a new appreciation for the skill that goes into this tradition.
This unforgettable experiences is appropriate for all ages and fitness levels. Get ready to feel the fun and vibrant spirit of the lion!
Duration: 90 minutes
Time slots: Every Tuesday from 20:00-21:30
Capacity: Private groups up to 6 people
Location: Association headquarter in Mong Kok
Languages: English, Cantonese, and Mandarin