The Dragons in the Popular Culture

During the Yuan, Ming and Qing Dynasties that continue the well-known art of fiction, there are novels in dialect such as The Romance of the Three Kingdoms, Water Marginsand Pilgrimage to the West, The Scholars and the Dream of the Red Palace.

In the early days of the Qing Dynasty, it appears an anthology of mythological stories written in the classical style of PuSongling which for a long time was a popular book, celebrated and appreciated.

After PuSongling, Ji Yun, who excelled in the SikuQuanshu collection, wrote a book that collects anecdotes, stories and tales about forest gods, foxes and ghosts.

Dragon Dance Singapore

The Dance of the Dragon

In Chinese culture the Dragon is the most sacred animal, considered friendly and providential, symbol of long life, fortune and bearer of rains and assumed as emblem of the Emperor; symbol of strength and benevolence. The Dance of the Dragon is a tradition still alive and very popular, affirmed in Chinese folklore during the Sung Dynasty (960-1279 BC).

The mask and the body of the Dragon can be of various colors: golden, green, flaming red or different colors, also the length is variable (there are in fact Dragons brought by 20 and more people). …