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Celebrate Lunar New Year with a Lion Dance Performance
ABOUT LION DANCE
Lion dances are traditionally performed to bring good luck for the New Year. Lion Dance is an important part of Southern Style Kung Fu training and part of China’s cultural heritage. The lion uses two people in its head and tail to bring it to life, showing emotions such as fright, anger, grace and joy in a time honored ritual that moves in rhythm to the music of a drum, gong and cymbals.
ABOUT THE PERFORMERS
The Jow Ga Shaolin Institute 周家少林堂 ( jau ga shàolín táng ) is a traditional Chinese martial arts school located in Herndon, VA. They provide training in Tai Chi and Kung Fu. Their Demo team performs not only martial arts, but also Lion Dance and Dragon Dance.
This program is appropriate for all ages. This is an in-person event. Masks are required. Register by clicking on the "Begin Registration" button (below).
- Saturday, January 29, 2022
- 4:00pm - 4:30pm
- Thomas Jefferson Meeting Room 1, Thomas Jefferson Meeting Room 2
- Library Branch:
- Thomas Jefferson Library