Tuesday, September 25, 2007

Fire Dragon Dance

Tai Hang, a small district in Hong Kong Island, doing a old-fashioned Chinese dance from a nearby temple located in this area. This is called "Fire Dragon Dance". It is organized by the "kai-fong" (local neighborhood) association there, with 130 years of history. They hold up the fire dragon to run the dance for 3 evenings during Mid-Autumn Festival period. The dragon is 67 meter long, consist of 31 segments. The dragon is decorated with joss sticks. The dance is originally a religion event and now become a performance for every year. The organizer needs 200 people to hold up the dragon.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

highly recommended lar!! ^^v