QiLin, DouNiu and Lion - They are Chinese mythological creatures, each of them symbolizes positive aspects of these animals and their dances attract such good influences
QiLin is a mythological animal from Chinese culture represented by a deer body covered by scales, fox tail, horse hoofs and unicorn horn.
Qi Lin is believed to be a pet animal for the gods, because of that it is considered one of the most powerful mythological animals there is. It brings luck, prosperity to men of good will and kind heart. It is a kind and generous animal by nature but it can become violent to punish the wicked and protect the honest and virtuous.
The Qi Lin dance is performed only by experienced practitioners of kung-fu. It is characterized by movements representing strength and energy bursts and is followed by the strong percussion rhythm of gongs and cymbals played to drive away evil spirits.
Don Niu represents a fierce and fearless ox. It has frightening appearance and it is very dangerous while fighting other animals.
O Don Niu representa um boi feroz e destemido. Tem aparência assustadora e é muito perigoso na luta contra outros animais.
This is not a very popular performance in China but it is very special to Yau-Man style. According to tradition, the Dou Niu has the power of protecting crops and residences.
The lion dance is a traditional Chinese dance where the practitioners mimic lion movements accompanied by music
It is very popular in China and is performed during parties and celebrations, according to their belief, it brings good luck, longevity and happiness