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02/01/2020 - 10:01

Long An: Kylin-Lion-Dragon Dance Festival (open) - 2019

On December 31, the Center of Culture and Arts (under Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Long An province) organized the Long An Kylin - Lion - Dragon Dance Festival (open) - 2019.

Deputy Director of the Provincial Center for Culture and Arts - Dang Thi Uyen Phuong speaks at the festival

Deputy Director of the Provincial Center for Culture and Arts - Dang Thi Uyen Phuong speaks at the festival

Twenty Kylin - Lion - Dragon teams from Long An, 9 nationwide provinces and cities participate in the festival.

The music performance opens the festival

The music performance opens the festival

The festival gathers 20 delegations from 10 provinces and cities to participate

The festival gathers 20 delegations from 10 provinces and cities to participate

The teams performed 20 special performances, including 18 on-ground performances with topics as follows: male lion breaking tavern, male lion crossing streams to kill snakes and eat lingzhi, male lion crossing waterfalls borrow alcohol anxiety, etc. and 2 in-air performances performed by the delegation of Hang Anh Duong and Khai Uy from Ho Chi Minh city.

Some performances at the festival

Some performances at the festival

Some performances at the festival

Some performances at the festival

Some performances at the festival

According to the Deputy Director of the Provincial Center for Cultural and Arts - Dang Thi Uyen Phuong, the Kylin - Lion - Dragon Dance Festival in Long An Province (open) - 2019 is an opportunity for artisans and members of teams to meet, exchange and share their performance experience, to tighten the relationship between lion dance delegations and teams. Thereby, it promotes the values and beauty of the traditional culture of the nation, creating a driving force to contribute to the development of culture and tourism.

The organizers awarded flags, medals and flowers to 20 lion dance delegations participating in the festival

The organizers awarded flags, medals and flowers to 20  Kylin-Lion-Dragon dance teams participating in the festival

The organizers took souvenir photos with 20 lion dance delegations joining the festival

The organizers took souvenir photos with 20 Kylin - Lion - Dragon dance teams joining the festival

The festival attracted numerous people to watch and cheer

The festival attracted numerous people to watch and cheer

In addition, this Festival is also aimed at serving the people’s needs of enjoying the spiritual culture. This creates a happy atmosphere and welcomes the new year 2020./.

By Bui Tung – Translated by Duc Tam

Sourcehttp://baolongan.vn/lien-hoan-lan-su-rong-tinh-long-an-mo-rong-2019-a88055.html

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