Hong Kong choreographer Daniel Yeung created ‘ContempoLion’, a performance that combined aerial arts, contemporary dance, lion dance, and interactive and live electronic music, for the opening night of ArtisTree in Taikoo Place, Quarry Bay. Performers included wushu practitioners from Kwok’s Kung Fu & Dragon Lion Dance Team. Photo: Swire Properties

Chinese lion dance reinvented: can it end Hong Kong’s ‘identity crisis’?

Choreographer Daniel Yeung’s multimedia performance – part of New Vision Arts Festival – hopes to use contemporary dance to cultivate national heritage and end city’s post-colonisation struggles

Topic |   Scene Changers

TOP PICKS

Hong Kong choreographer Daniel Yeung created ‘ContempoLion’, a performance that combined aerial arts, contemporary dance, lion dance, and interactive and live electronic music, for the opening night of ArtisTree in Taikoo Place, Quarry Bay. Performers included wushu practitioners from Kwok’s Kung Fu & Dragon Lion Dance Team. Photo: Swire Properties
READ FULL ARTICLE