Chinese Lion Dance

Lion Dance

The traditional Chinese Lion Dance is a rich and vibrant traditional festive custom requiring significant skill to perform and has become quite an artform over time. During a festival, the Chinese Lion Dance brings on a lively and celebratory atmosphere, however, in old Chinese folk culture, the ancients believed that the lion dance was performed for exorcisms, as well as an auspicious symbol of good deeds. The Chinese … Read more

Chinese Red Envelopes

Red Envelopes

Traditional Chinese Red Envelopes Red Envelopes, also called New Year’s money are traditionally given on the Chinese Lunar New Year, usually by the elders to the children usually containing paper money. According to the legend Mingqing, most of the lucky money is tied with a red rope to give children. After the Republic of China, it evolved … Read more