ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – February 8, 2019 — Ocean Resort Casino is hosting traditional Lion Dance through the casino floor and the hotel lobby in celebration of Chinese New Year.

WHO: Ten traditional Lion Dancers will perform to kick-off the Chinese New Year, celebrating the Year of The Earth Pig in Chinese Zodiac. In Chinese culture, lions signify courage, stability and superiority and each colorful costume, which accommodates two dancers each, are filled with symbolism. The dance combines art, history and Kung Fu moves.

WHAT: The Chinese New Year, also the start of the Spring Festival in Chinese tradition, is typically celebrated with a lion dance performance that takes place during the first few days of the start of the New Year. This dance includes what is called “Cai Qing” or “Picking the Green” which involves lettuce being offered to the lion for wealth and prosperity. Guests can watch this traditional ceremony outside, in the porte-cochere, prior to the Lion Dance making its way around the casino and the hotel lobby.

WHEN: Saturday, February 9, 2019
Ceremony begins at 1:00pm followed by Lion Dance

Porte-Cochere, Casino Floor and Hotel Lobby
500 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ 08401



The iconic Ocean Resort Casino sits on the New Jersey Boardwalk and is the tallest building in Atlantic City, offering unparalleled ocean views from each of its 1,399 guest rooms and suites. Situated on 20 acres, Ocean Resort Casino is part of The Unbound Collection by Hyatt Portfolio and features a 40,000 square foot on-site Exhale spa, a 138,000 square foot gaming floor, a state-of-the-art sports book in partnership with William Hill, six swimming pools, expansive meeting and convention space, and distinctive dining and entertainment options. Additionally, Ocean Resort Casino offers an industry-leading loyalty program, Ocean Premier, that provides guests at all tiers with valuable incentives and benefits. Ocean Resort Casino is owned and operated by AC Ocean Walk, LLC.

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Rachel Wilkinson
The Rogich Communications Group | office: 702.796.1773