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Hong Wan Lung (also known as Fook Lung) "Luck Dragon"
Was created by third generation dragon makers in Hong Kong.
He arrived in Marysville in 2009 and was brought to life the day of the 2009 parade.
Lung Huang "Dragon King"
Served from 1991 until 2009.
Kim Lung II
Was our dragon from 1985 until 1991.
Kim Lung "Golden Dragon"
Served from 1969 to 1984 and came from San Francisco.
Moo Lung (sometimes called Gum Lung) "Dance the Dragon" was our dragon from the mid 1880s until 1937. After being restored he is now traveling the nation making it's debut in New York.
Dragons are legendary creatures in Chinese folklore and mythology. It is believed that dragons symbolize power, excellence, strength, and good luck. They are thought of as the ruler of seas, lakes, and rivers with the ability to offer rain to the earth and allow crops to grow.