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This cute dragon lights up in the dark to celebrate the Chinese New Year with every passer-bys. It is one of the big night display along Chinatown, Singapore. This magnificent display among many other beautiful lights decorated the streets in the evening which attracted plenty of tourists and locals. Most of these displays are painted in red and yellow that depicts luck and power. Dragon is considered to be an important figure in the Chinese culture today. Excellent and outstanding people are compared to the dragon.

A dragon is a legendary creature with serpentine or reptilian traits in the myths of many cultures. There are two distinct cultural traditions of dragons: the European dragon and the Chinese dragon with counterparts in Japan, Korea and other East Asian countries.

Chinese dragon is a mythical creature in Chinese mythology with mythic counterparts among Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese, Bhutanese, Western and Turkic dragons. In Chinese art, dragons are typically portrayed as long, scaled, serpentine creatures with four legs. In yin and yang terminology, a dragon is yang and complements the Chinese phoenix.

In contrast to the evil European dragons, the Chinese dragons traditionally symbolize potent and auspicious powers, particularly control over water, rainfall, hurricane, and floods.

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  1. renshiki 14 months ago | reply

    i like the bright and beautiful colours on the dragon.

  2. Jesso78 3 months ago | reply

    Thanks for sharing...I used it on a co-worker's blog post here: 6 Ideas on How to Improve Organizational Productivity

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