Century Software ushers in the prosperous Year of the Rat with a spectacular lion dance performance. The outstanding performance performed by the lion dance troupe was part of the Century Software’s annual Chinese New Year event to bring in an abundance of good fortune, luck, and prosperity.
The lion dance is believed to be a traditional part of the Chinese culture for many centuries and is still up to practice till this day. It is a celebration that is never complete without the sounds of gong, drums and cymbals accompanied by the acrobatic lion dancing which ends with a loud and elaborate line of firecrackers going off.
A symbol of power, wisdom, and good fortune, the Lion is said to chase away evil spirits and bring happiness, longevity, and good luck. The lion dance is synonymous with the Chinese New Year celebration as the lion symbolizes courage, determination and resourcefulness. Therefore, when someone watched lion dance performance, it is believed to bring good fortune. Following the Lion Dance, all staff were also treated to buffet lunch and Yee Sang.