Save the last lion dance: in India’s Kolkata, ethnic Chinese teacher strives to keep traditional art form alive

Save the last lion dance: in India’s Kolkata, ethnic Chinese teacher strives to keep traditional art form alive

South China Morning Post - Asia·2021-02-21 17:02

As one of fewer than 4,000 Chinese-Indians thought to still live in India, James Liao has worked to preserve his community’s traditions over the past 20 years

The Kolkata native learned his craft from a Malaysia-based lion dance master, and now looks to pass on the music, moves and ‘virtues’ to his Indian students

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