The Kim Ling Lion Dance Group performed a lion dance early today at City Hall and at Divisoria as part of the week-long Chinese New Year Festival in Cagayan de Oro City. The group will be performing the lion dance every morning (8:00 am-10:00 am) until January 19 along Osmeña Street from Florentino St. to Limketkai Drive-Cogon area) and everynight (6:30 pm-8:00 pm) at City Hall and Gaston Park until January 21.
Lion dance is a traditional Chinese dance in which performers imitate the movements of a lion to ward off evil spirits and make room for good luck and fortune. Check out photos of the lion dance at City Hall and at Divisoria below.
photos by CIO, Rolando A Uy