Sat. Apr 20th, 2019

Lunar New Year: Meet ‘the last’ lion dance costume maker

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The Lunar New Year is being celebrated in Asia and around the world this week.

One of the most popular ways to celebrate the holiday is the lion dance, which is believed to bring good luck for the coming year.

The costumes performers wear in Singapore are increasingly imported but BBC News went to meet Henry Ng, a man who says he is likely “the last lion dance costume maker” in Singapore.

The ‘last’ lion dance costume maker

Henry Ng believes he is one of the last people to make the lion dance costume in Singapore.

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