Chinese Dragon Festival at London Primary School

The Chinese Dragon is so famous and popular that even children have heard of it and, what’s more, seem to be fascinated by this iconic Chinese symbol. A recent carnival thrown by children at Highlands Primary School in London stands to prove that. Wanstead Park, where the school is located, transformed into a riot of … Read more…

The Chinese Dragon And His History

Numerous myths have been associated to the Chinese Dragon throughout the years. Some individuals claim that the Chinese Dragon is a symbol of evil, but this is only a misconception. For instance, in mythology the Chinese dragon was thought to abduct maidens, stealing gold and destroying villages. In medieval world, the dragon was a symbol … Read more…

The Chinese Dragon Dance

The dragon dance is a form of traditional dance and performance characteristic to the Chinese culture, being mostly seen in festive celebrations. Many Chinese people use the term “Descendants of the Dragon” as a sign of ethnic identity, as part of a trend that originated in the 1970s. Another derivation is from the descendants of … Read more…