Chinese New Year 2024 – The Reef Hotel Casino
Celebrate the CHINESE NEW YEAR – YEAR OF THE DRAGON 2024
Join us for a traditional Lion Dance around The Reef Hotel Casino complex from 8pm, Sat 10 Feb 2024.
What is a Lion Dance?
According to traditional Chinese belief, the lion signifies courage, stability and superiority. The lion’s dance is performed to chase away ghosts and evil spirits, and since the monsters, ghosts, evil spirits and giants like Nian are afraid of loud noises, the dance has become a natural complement to the fire crackers’ noise. Clashing cymbals, a gong and drums usually accompany this lively scene. The lion’s every movement has a specific musical rhythm. The music follows the moves of the lion, the drum follows the lion, the cymbals and the gong follow the drum player. Throughout the performance, the Lion will mimic various moods and demonstrate similar physical gestures allowing the Lion to look life-like.
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