Paper-cutting is a traditional Chinese folk art. The dragon and the phoenix often served in classical art and literature as metaphors for people of high virtue and rare talent or, in certain combinations, for matrimonial harmony or happy marriage.
In Chinese culture, Dragons and Phoenixes, “龙 “and “凤” are two very auspicious creatures. There is a Chinese saying that goes, “龙凤呈祥”，which means “prosperity brought by the dragon and the phoenix”. Dragons also symbolize the emperor, and phoenix, the queen, so “望子成龙” or “Wangzi Cheng Long, which roughly translates to “Hope for the child to become a dragon” is said to express the eagerness of Chinese parents for their children to achieve greatness