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What does the Chinese New Year dragon symbolize?
Last Updated: 28th May, 2020
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In respect to this, what does the Chinese dragon symbolize?
Chinese Dragon, the Symbol of Oriental Culture. In contrast to European dragons, which are considered evil, Chinese dragons traditionally symbolize potent and auspicious powers, particularly control over water, rainfall, hurricane, and floods. The dragon is also a symbol of power, strength, and good luck.
Also Know, why does Chinese dragon chasing ball? In Asia, the dragon is revered as a divine mythical creature, a potent symbol of strength, good fortune and transformation—often portrayed chasing after a luminous pearl.
One may also ask, why are Dragons important to Chinese New Year?
The dragon dance is often performed during Chinese New Year. Chinese dragons are a symbol of China's culture, and they are believed to bring good luck to people, therefore the longer the dragon is in the dance, the more luck it will bring to the community.
What is the traditional purpose of the dragon dance during celebrations of Chinese New Year?
Dragons have long been revered in Chinese culture and is seen, among other things, as a symbol of wealth and power. Similar to a lion dance, a dragon dance is meant to bring luck and prosperity during celebrations.