Teasing the Lion is the main function of the Big Head Buddha during the Lion Dance Performance. Wearing the big mask of a smiling Buddha and the clothes of a monk, the performer dances to the fhythm of the music, showing all sorts of antics, teasing the lion with a big fan. The performance is usually enacted during the Cai Qing ceremony. In fact, the Big Head Buddha has another hidden role to play. He helps the dancers to overcome problems or any obstacle that may arises during the Cai Qing ceremony.
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