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第一篇:元宵节,英语

The Lantern Festival 元宵节 Lantern Festival ? The Lantern Festival falls on the 15th day of the first lunar month. As early as the Western Han Dynasty (206 BC-AD 25), it had become a festival with great significance. ? Origin Emperor Mingdi believed lanterns can dispel darkness and ordered his subjects to display lighted lanterns during what was to become the Lantern Festival. Customs Eating Yuanxiao ? Watching lanterns and guessing lantern riddles ? Setting off Fireworks ? Tang Yuan ? similar pronunciation with "tuanyuan”, : reunion. ?meaning Watching lanterns Guessing lantern riddles Guessing lantern riddles Guessing lantern riddles Guessing lantern riddles"is an essential part of the Festival. Lantern owners write riddleson a piece of pap er and post them on the lanterns. If visitors have solut ions to the riddles, they can pull the paper out and go to the lantern owners to check their answer. If they ar e right, they will get a little gift. The activity emerged d uring people's enjoyment of lanterns in the Song Dyna sty (960-1279). As riddle guessing is interesting and fu ll of wisdom, it has become popular among all social st rata. Dragon dance

第一篇:元宵节,英语

catalogue Origin(起源) Legend(传说) Convention(习俗) Food Chinese valentine's day The 15th day of the 1st lunar month is the Chinese Lantern Festival because the first lunar month is c alled yuan-month and in the ancient times people called night Xiao. The 15th day is the first night to see a full moon. So the day is also called Yuan Xia o Festival in China. According to the Chinese tradition, at the very beg inning of a new year, when there is a bright full m oon hanging in the sky, there should be thousand s of colorful lanterns hung out for people to appre ciate. At this time, people will try to solve the puzz les on the lanterns and eat yuanxiao (glutinous ric e ball) and get all their families united in the joyful atmosphere. legend ? 汉文帝时为纪念“平 吕”而设 ? 东方朔与元宵姑娘 ? 袁世凯与元宵 ? When Emperor Wen of Han to commemorate ? the "Ping Lv" ? designed ? Dong fang shuo and ? Yuan xiao ? Yuan shi kai and ? yuanxiao Origin ? On the origin o f the Lantern Festiv al, there are th ree claims ? 1.Lantern Festi val has been va lued in the Western Han Dyna sty, However, t he Lantern Fes ? 关于元宵节的起源有 三种说法 ? 1.正月十五在西汉已 经受到重视,不过, 正月十五真正作为民 俗节日是在汉魏之后。 convention play the dragon lantern 耍龙 灯 guess the riddle (猜灯谜) lion dance 舞狮子 a land boat dance(划旱船) convention stilt walk (踩高跷) Watching lanterns This day's important activity is watchi ng lanterns. Lanterns of various shapes and sizes are hung in the streets, attrac ting countless visitors. Children will hold self-made or bought lanterns to stroll w ith on the streets, extremely excited. " Guessing lantern riddles Guessing lantern riddles is an essential part of the Festival. Lantern owners write riddles on a piece of pa per and post them on the lanterns. If visitors have sol utions to the riddles, they can pull the paper out and g o to the lantern owners to check their answer. If they are right, they will get a little gift. The activity emerge d during people's enjoyment of lanterns in the Song Dy nasty (960-1279). As riddle guessing is interesting and full of wisdom, it has become popular among all social strata. In the daytime of the Festival, performances such as a dragon lanter n dance, a lion dance, a land boat dance, a yangge dance, walking on stilts and beating dru ms while dancing will b e staged. On the night, except for magnificent lanterns, fir eworks form a beautiful scene. Most families spare some fireworks from the Spring Festival and let the m off in the Lantern Fest作文ival. Some local governme nts will even organize a fireworks party. On the nigh t when the first full moon enters the New Year, peo ple become really intoxicated by the imposing firew orks and bright moon in the sky. food ? 元宵节的食品,最早叫“ 浮元子” ? 后称“元宵” ,生意人还美其名曰“元宝” ? Lantern Festival food, first called "floating Motoko" after "the Lantern", businessmen also euphemistically called "ingot" Yuan Xiao People will eat yuanxiao, or rice dumplings on this day, so it is also called the "Yuanxiao Festiv al.“ Yuanxiao also has another name, tangyuan. It is small dumpling balls made of glutinous rice flour with rose petals, sesame, bean paste, jujube pa ste, walnut meat, dried fruit, sugar and edible oil as filling. Tangyuan c an be boiled, fried or steamed. It tastes sweet a nd delicious. Tang Yuan What's more, tangyuan in Chinese has a similar pronunciation with "t uanyuan”, meaning reunion. So pe ople eat them to denote union, har mony and happiness for the family. Chinese valentine's day ? traditional society does not allow young girls to ? 传统社会的年轻女孩 go out freely, but they 不允许出外自由活动, can go hand in hand ou 但是过节却可以结伴 t of play festivals, the 出来游玩,元宵节赏 Lantern Festival Flowe 花灯正好是一个交谊 r lights is just the chan 的机会,未婚男女借 ce of a friendship, unm 着赏花灯也顺便可以 arried men and women 为自己物色对象。所 lights the way through 以元宵节可以说是地 the flowers to find obje 道的中国情人节 cts for their own. So th e Lantern Festival is ty pical of Chinese Valent ine's Day ?

第一篇:元宵节,英语

Lantern Festival falls on the fifteenth day of the first lunar month. This is the first full moon of the new year, symbolizing unity and perfection. Lantern Festival is an important part of Spring Festival , and marks the official end of the long holiday. 元宵节是农历正月的第十五天,这是新年的第一次满月,象征着和睦和团圆。元宵节是春节 的一个重要组成部分,也象征着春节长假的正式结束。

元宵节习俗英文介绍:Eating Yuanxiao 吃元宵 Yuanxiao is the special food for the Lantern Festival. It is believed that Yuanxiao is named after a palace maid, Yuanxiao, of Emperor Wu Di of the Han Dynasty. Yuanxiao is a kind of sweet dumpling, which is made with sticky rice flour filled with sweet stuffing. And the Festival is named after the famous dumpling. It is very easy to cook - simply dump them in a pot of boiling water for a few minutes - and eaten as a dessert. 元宵是元宵节的特色食品。据说,元宵是因汉武帝时期的一位名叫元宵的宫女而得名。元宵 是一种带馅儿的甜食,是由糯米粉加上甜的馅料制成。元宵节就是因此食品得名。元宵的烹 制方法非常简单,将元宵倒入装满沸水的锅中煮几分钟就可以了。

Guessing lantern riddles 元宵节习俗:猜灯谜 "Guessing lantern riddles"is an essential part of the Festival. Lantern owners write riddles on a piece of paper and post them on the lanterns. If visitors have solutions to the riddles, they can pull the paper out and go to the lantern owners to check their answer. If they are right, they will get a little gift. The activity emerged during people's enjoyment of lanterns in the Song Dynasty (960-1279). As riddle guessing is interesting and full of wisdom, it has become popular among all social strata. 猜灯谜也是元宵节活动的一个基本组成部分。

灯笼的所有者将谜语写在一张纸条上, 然后将 纸条展示在灯笼上。如果赏灯者猜出谜语,就将纸条取出,然后找灯笼所有者确认答案。打 对的话,他们就可以领取一份小礼品。这个活动起源于宋朝(960——1279)。猜灯谜活动 极富情趣和智慧,因此在全社会广受欢迎。

Watch fireworks 元宵节习俗:看烟火 In the daytime of the Festival, performances such as a dragon lantern dance, a lion dance, a land boat dance, a yangge dance, walking on stilts and beating drums while dancing will be staged. On the night, except for magnificent lanterns, fireworks form a beautiful scene. Most families spare some fireworks from the Spring Festival and let them off in the Lantern Festival. Some local governments will even organize a fireworks party. On the night when the first full moon enters the New Year, people become really intoxicated by the imposing fireworks and bright moon in the sky. 元宵节的白天会有舞龙舞狮、划旱船、扭秧歌、踩高跷。而在晚上,除了各种大型灯会,灿 烂的焰火也是一幅美丽的画卷。

很多家庭在春节时会留下一部分烟花等着元宵节放。

有的地 方政府甚至会组织焰火晚会。

当新年的第一轮圆月升上夜空时, 人们都会因燃放的烟火和空 中的明月而兴奋。