Sinar Specials Episode 4: The Tale of The Dancing Lions

21 Jan 2023 12:06pm
SHAH ALAM - Lion dance performance is synonymous with Chinese New Year celebration and the Chinese community at large.

Steep in history and myths, this clangorous cultural cut-a-rug withstood the test of time through innovation and modernisation.

The echoes of the gongs, the crashing of the cymbals, the beating of the drums, the bobbing of colourful lion heads and the high flying acrobatics render this dance a spectacle to behold.

In this episode of Sinar Specials, we sat down with seasoned lion dance performer, Eric Fong of the Khuan Loke Dragon and Lion Dance Association, where he shared the story behind the captivating performance and what it took to partake in this unique vocation.
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