Ruby Tuesday#32 Red Dragon Dancer

Dragon dance is said to ward off bad spirits and to attract good luck. This is why dragon dancers during New Year's Day are in demand. This dragon dancer and his group passed by our house without stopping. We had to call his group back to dance for us. Of course, it's our way of calling back the good luck for this coming year 2010 too. Good luck for 2010, everyone!!


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Felisol said...

The dragon dancer sure looked tough and even scary. I suppose that's what he intended to be too.
A picture from a culture little known to me, and therefor very interesting.
Also beautiful colors.
I wish you a happy New Year.
From Felisol

Willa said...

I miss watching Dancing Dragon on Chinese New year. I hope the chinese community here will have them. :)

luna miranda said...

the dragon dancer must be exhausted from a vigorous performance but he looks energetic still.:p

i love the beat of the dragon dance--fun and exciting. best wishes to you!

Quilt Works said...

excellent look inside of the dragon!
I've never been so close!

...Red Bush

Anonymous said...

How awesome. I love dragon dancing. It's wonderful :)

Hootin' Anni said...

Love L♥VE this photo!!! And I like that you shared a bit of history of the dance for us.

My Ruby Tuesday is posted HERE --scroll down below the Heads or Tails Meme to find it tho!

Happy day to you.

Marice said...

great photo! that will be on as well on Chinese new year! :)

u may view mine here

mousey said...

great capture you have in here

happy 2010!

♥peachkins♥ said...

May we all have good luck this year!

shopannies said...

what an awesome picture