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Lion dancing — a Chinese cultural tradition

Have you ever encountered a lion dance performance in Chinatown? It is one of the most popular traditions in Chinese culture. In some lion dance routines, performers do incredible stunts on high poles and pillars. Lion dancing is all about teamwork, but it also requires exceptional body strength and balancing skills from each performer.

Lan Lin

Lan comes from Foshan, a small southern city in China. She went to University of California, Irvine and is currently studying at NYU's grad school.

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