The Chinese Dragon Dance
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The Shaolin Dragon Dance Troupe is one of the most experienced dance troupe in the UK. It is headed by Grandmaster Yap Leong, who is also a kung fu expert and is based in London Chinatown. The dance troupe has performed continusly in London Chinatown during the Mooncake Festivals or the Chinese New Year for more than 20 years. It has appeared twice on the BBC Blue Peter Show, including outdoor events and festivals. In 2012, it appeared live on the X-Factor show as part of the supporting act for renowned singr Alicia Keys.

The Chinese Dragon consists of 9 peformers holding the dragon with another leading the dragon with a 'Pearl'. A group of musicians accompanies the dragon as it dances and weaves along. As the dragon is over 20 metres long, there should be enough area for it to through the crowd or perform its routines.

To hire a Lion Dance Team please contact Grandmaster Yap Leong on 07768 321 092 or email: shaolinway@btconnect.com

 

 

Chinese Lion Dance

Dragon Dance Troupe & Images

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