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Immerse yourself in full 360: Traditional lion dance ushers in Chinese New Year

China, Beijing
February 20, 2018 at 16:51 GMT +00:00 · Published

Watch the traditional lion dance that welcomes the Lunar New Year with traditional festivities all across the Chinese capital.To ring in the Lunar New Year, performers with traditional lion masks mimicked the movements of a lion in a dance that is believed to bring good luck and fortune.The Spring Festival took place at a temple fair at Ditan Park, also known as the Temple of Earth, to mark the start of the Year of the Dog on February 16, according to the Chinese calendar.

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Watch the traditional lion dance that welcomes the Lunar New Year with traditional festivities all across the Chinese capital.To ring in the Lunar New Year, performers with traditional lion masks mimicked the movements of a lion in a dance that is believed to bring good luck and fortune.The Spring Festival took place at a temple fair at Ditan Park, also known as the Temple of Earth, to mark the start of the Year of the Dog on February 16, according to the Chinese calendar.

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