About Yishen Dragon & Lion Dance Troupe
Yi Shen Dragon & Lion Dance Troupe was officially established in the year 2008. With more than 9 years of history, we were formed by a group of like-minded, young & enthusiastic friends. Originated from Thomson Community Club Lion & Dragon Dance troupe, our passion & dedication carried on.
Gaining popularity amongst the youths in the local community of Singapore, our troupe consists of a group of energetic & vibrant members from different races gathered together to promote the art of Dragon & Lion Dance.
Over the years, the troupe has actively participated in many events such as grand business openings, dinner & dance galas performances, celebrative events, religious functions & anniversaries and the popular lunar Chinese new year celebrations.
We took part in many major Lion Dance competitions in Singapore & has achieved 5th placing for the recent 23rd Ngee Ann City National Lion Dance Competition 2017 as well. Qualifying into the finals, it was a memorable moment & milestone for the group.
To instil several important values into our members such as professionalism, discipline, sportsmanship, perseverance, positivity & team work. Through the tough and fun times, we aim to impart lifelong skills to our members & build a strong sense of belonging in the troupe. Most importantly, we aim to further build & promote the love & passion for this rich Chinese tradition & culture in Dragon & Lion Dance within our members. We always believe in the upmost standard in the quality & variety of our performances. However, failure is unavoidable which brings us to greater height gaining the valuable experiences. We strongly believe that the perseverance & hardship in our practice in our team coordination will bring superior first class performances suited for various occasions customised for our valued clients.
We aim to continuously strive to promote this traditional Chinese art and keeping this rich traditional culture alive. With the elements of sports, culture, tradition & art, our objective is to encourage & uphold this passion, expanding it to our local community & also neighbouring South East Asian countries. Through regular performances in the public & community events, we also aim to gain greater exposure & popularity in Dragon & Lion Dance. Sharing this valuable form of music & art with everyone, our goal is to gain increasing interests from the younger generation & actively encouraging them to participate. With a dedicated team, well trained & every burning passion, we strive to bring Dragon & Lion Dance to a greater horizon, turning it to a popular sports & art.