More about the Chinese Lantern Festival PDF Print E-mail

 

Oral History Archive

  • Hanifah Law - In this archive, you will know how people talk about the origin of the the Lantern Festival.
  • Sophie Wang - In this archive, you will discover how people perceive the difference of the expression of love between East and West.
  • Sarah McDowall - In this archive, you will know how people celebrate the Lantern Festival in Hong Kong.
  • Mei-Feng Lin - In this archive, you will know how people celebrate the Lantern Festival in Taiwan.
  • Dr Cheng Chan, Sherry Kuei-Chan and Abe Tse - In these archive, you will find out more about how Chinese people celebrate other traditional festivals in China, Taiwan and in the UK.

 

Education Materials

Lesson plans

Topic : Having Fun with Chinese Yuanxiao Jie (the Chinese Lantern Festival)

  • Subject: Modern Foreign Languages (Chinese Mandarin)
  • Key Stage: 3
  • By Ms Yue-Qin Dong 

Topic: Chinese Lion Dance

  • Subject: Modern Foreign Languages (Chinese Mandarin)
  • Key Stage: 4
  • By Ms Rachel Yang

Topic: Qi Xi Jie 七夕节

  • Subject: Modern Foreign Languages (Chinese Mandarin)
  • Key stage: 4 or above
  • By Ms Rachel Yang

 

Students’ works

 

 

Video

 

Animation

 

Questions to consider and discuss further
  • Why in the past women were not allowed to go out except during Lantern festival?
  • What are the differences and similarities between the Chinese Lantern festival and St Valentine’s Day?

 

Reference

 

> More Education Materials