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Ching Wu at Chinatown Street Festival 2015

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  2016 Year of the Monkey (CBC)
  2014 Year of the Sheep (CBC)
  2011 Canada Day
  2008 Folklorama (photos)
  2006 Folklorama
  2003 Open House

Ching Wu Lion Dance Troupe

Ching Wu performs traditional lion dances, and is the official team for Folklorama's Chinese pavillion. To book performances for 2016, you may complete the Booking Performance (pdf) form and e-mail it to liondance@chingwu.org. or contact the Ching Wu office at  (204) 219-9537.

The 3 lions represent the famous generals from the Romance of the Three Kingdoms: Liu Bei (multicolor with white beard), Guan Yu (red face with black beard), and Zhang Fei (black face with black beard).

  • Lion dance - is accompanied by percussion and is performed in approximately 15-minute segments.
  • Dragon dance - is performed with a costume that is about 50 feet long and which typically involves at least 8 performers.
  • Kung fu - demos typically include a range of forms (patterned sequences) which may be performed empty hand, with weapons, and/or with partners.

 

Last updated February 5, 2016

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