Register  Login
Monday, 26 August 2019   Search  English (Australia) 中文(中华人民共和国)
 To Book Us Maximize
To book us for a performance, please email us for a quoatation at OR phone Cecilia on 0422 439 114 (English, Mandarin and Cantonese) OR Vincent on 0413 132 531 (English and Cantonese). Please leave a message if the phone call is not answered and we will get back to you when convenient. OR fax us on +61 3 8677 7668.


Hong De Latest News

Feb 24

Written by: Hong De Administrator
Tuesday, 24 February 2009 1:49 PM 

Members of Khuan Yee and Hong De with the bridal couple outside Gold Leaf restaurant.The Hong De Lion Dance Association initiated our new 'Wedding Lions' at the wedding of one of our Committee members last Saturday.  The new lions were dotted in the morning by the wedding couple with the traditional 'lion dotting poem' being read out by the father of the groom.  Later that night, at Gold Leaf restaurant in Burwood, the lion dance was peformed by members of Hong De and Khuan Yee for over 250 guests.  We would all like to wish Vincent and Emily, 'Congratulations and every best wishes for their future lives together!'
Youtube video link.

At the groom's parents' house
When Vincent brought Emily to his parents' house, the bridal car was greeted by two lions.  After opening the car doors for the wedding couple, they were led to the house.  Our two new wedding lions were then initiated by the wedding couple, before they woke up to perform a traditional 'four gate blessing'.  After a blessing of the couple, the new lions then led the couple to the front door of the house.  Afterwards, a tea ceremony took place.

Greeting the bridal carLeading the bride and groom to the houseDotting the new wedding lions

Dotting the new lions by the bride and groomThe performers

At the Reception 
At night, the two new wedding lions performed for over 250 guests at the Gold Leaf restaurant in Burwood.  Hong De performers were joined by two Khuan Yee members (from Brisbane) to perform for the wedding couple and their guests.  The lions formed a guard of honour for the bridal couple.  The wedding cheng consisted of a pineapple (prosperity), pomegranate (fertility), walnuts (fertility, togetherness), red beans (good luck), pistacchio nuts (happiness), peanuts (fertility) , pine leaves (knowledge), Oriental lillies (hundred years together), roses (romance), oranges (wealth) and a 'double happiness' sign.  This was presented to the couple at the end of the performance.  Two wedding scrolls were also presented by the lions - 'One heart together' and 'Forever until our hair is white' (traditional Chinese wedding sayings).

Greeting the bridal coupleThe wedding scrollsThe wedding cheng

Khuan Yee and Hong De performers with the bride and groomWith the parents and the bride and groom



News in Brief

Follow us on Instagram @hongdeliondragon

Hong De Lion Dance Tweets

Follow us on Twitter!



Syndicate   Print   

Search News



News Archive


 Acknowledgments Minimize
Hong De Lion Dance Friends

Hong De Lion Dance Association would like to acknowledge support (with loan of equipment, recommendations, coaching) and friendship from the following lion and dragon dance teams:

Khuan Yee Lion Dance Association, Brisbane
Gingmo Academy, Perth
Chinese Youth Society of Melbourne, Melbourne
Khuan Loke Dragon and Lion Dance Association, Malaysia
Hong De Lion Dance Association, Subang, Malaysia
Kun Seng Keng Lion Dance Ass'n,  Malaysia
Kun Seng Keng Lion Dance Ass'n, Indonesia
Kun Seng Keng Lion Dance Ass'n, Singapore
Kong Ha Hong Lion Dance, Indonesia
Hung Gar Yau Shu, Melbourne
Chinese Youth League, Sydney
Jin Wu Koon, Sydney
Cheung Keung Lion Dance, Sydney
Cheung Keng Lion Dance, Hong Kong
Prosperous Mountain Lion Dance, Canberra
Deng Sifu, Melbourne
Siow Sifu, Wan Seng Hang, Malaysia
Ting Sifu, Singapore Dragon & Lion Athletic Association 
Quah Beng Chye, Penang, Malaysia
Yi Sifu, Singapore Yi Long International

Members of Hong De, Khuan Yee, Singapore Yi Wei and UK Yi Dao with Siow Sifu outside Wan Seng Hang

Hong De, Jin Wu Koon, Chinese Youth League and Khuan Yee at Market City LionFest2008

Glen Waverley Chinese New Year and Lantern Festival 2009 - Hong De and Khuan Yee teams

Hong De and Prosperous Mountain LD (Canberra) at the Sydney Opera House

Jin Wu Koon, Chinese Youth League, Prosperous Mountain and Hong De at the Sydney Opera House

Khuan Yee and Hong De lions at The CNY and Lantern Festival, Glen

 Moomba Parade 2010 - DTF's from CYSM, HGYS and Hong De

Indonesia KSK and Kong Ha Hong, Sentosa, Singapore - 2011

Centenary Concert with CYSM and HGYS (2011)

Melbourne Chinatown

Indonesia Kong Ha Hong, Jakarta

Indonesia Kun Seng Keng, Jakarta

Hong De Dragon and Lion Dance


Copyright by Hong De Lion Dance Association  Terms Of Use  Privacy Statement