The lion dance was part of Chinese New Year festivities at Nanaimo North Town Centre Feb. 17. (KARL YU/News Bulletin)

VIDEO: Chinese New Year and the legend of the lion dance

Jacky Li, a martial arts instructor in Nanaimo, talks about legend behind the dance

Members of World Pak Mei Hup Ging Do performed a traditional lion dance during Chinese New Year festivities at Nanaimo North Town Centre the afternoon of Feb. 17.

Here, Jacky Li, a martial arts instructor with the organization, discusses the legend of the dance.

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