[WATCH] Peek Behind the Scenes at the Lion Dancers in Manhattan's Chinatown

The Lion Dance is a traditional Chinese dance which involves a long, flowing costumer operated by 2 or more dancers within. The dance is usually performed at Chinese New Year and other major events, but can really be done any time at all. In this video from Great Big Story, peek behind the scenes at what it takes to be a Lion Dancer in Manhattan's Chinatown.

Matt Coneybeare

Matt Coneybeare

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's with his partner and son. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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