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Joy of Celebrating Dragon Boat Festival Together

Date: August, 01, 2017 09:49 Age: 139 days

Joy of Celebrating Dragon Boat Festival Together

—— “Dragon Boat Festival” cultural activity of Confucius Institute at The University of the South Pacific 

2017年5月31日,南太平洋大学孔子学院(以下简称南太孔院)成功举办2017年端午节文化活动,南太孔院全体教职工和南太孔院社会班部分学生参加了此次活动。

活动伊始,南太孔院教职工通过事先准备的宣传文稿、小视频、演示文稿等材料向参加活动的社会班学生介绍了端午节的来历、习俗,教学生认读“粽子”、“屈原”、“龙舟”等与端午节相关的名词,练习说“端午节安康”等相关祝颂语,朗读屈原的诗句并体会其中蕴含的精神内涵,使得学生对端午节有了详细的了解,同时也将汉语教学灵活地贯穿于活动中。随后,南太孔院师生一起品尝了粽子,南太教职工向学生解释了吃粽子这一习俗的来历和文化内涵。最后,南太孔院教职工带领学生用汉语玩了跟端午节主题相关的小游戏。活动在欢快的气氛中宣告结束。

参加此次文化活动的学生表示,他们在活动中享受了游戏的乐趣,了解了中国文化,还学习了汉语,活动很有意义,对他们而言更是一次有趣的人生经历。 

端午节是中华民族最重要的传统节日之一,是中国文化的重要组成部分,此次文化活动的开展是南太孔院面向南太平洋地区推广中国文化的一次实践,为南太平洋地区人民了解中国文化开启了一扇窗口。同时,文化推广和语言教学密不可分,文化活动的开展也有利于激发当地人民学习汉语的兴趣,推动汉语教学事业在南太平洋地区的发展。

May 31st 2017, Confucius Institute at The University of the South Pacific (hereinafter referred to as CI-USP) held the “Dragon Boat Festival —— Cultural Activity” successfully. All CI-USP staff and part of the students from social class attended this activity.

At the beginning of the event, CI-USP staff introduced the origin and customs of Dragon Boat Festival to the Social class students through articles and videos that were prepared in advance, and taught the students how to read and recognize the Chinese characters “Zongzi”,“Quyuan”, “Longzhou”(dragon boat) that were relevant to Dragon Boat Festival. Through practice on saying “Duanwujie Ankang” and other relevant greeting words, reading out Quyuan’s poem and learning the spiritual connotation within it, students not only gained detailed understanding on Dragon Boat Festival, but also had an interesting Chinese class. And then, CI-USP staff and the students enjoyed Zongzi together, the staff explained the origin and the cultural connotation of the custom of eating Zongzi. At last, CI-USP staff led the students to play a game in Chinese that was relevant to Dragon Boat Festival. The event ended in a happy atmosphere.

The students involved in this event said that they not only enjoyed the fun of the game, understood Chinese culture but also learnt Chinese. They felt this event was very meaningful and also an interesting life experience.

Dragon Boat Festival is one of the most important traditional festivals of China; it is an important component of Chinese culture. This cultural activity to promote Chinese culture to the South Pacific Region; it opens a window for the people of South Pacific Region to understand Chinese Culture. At the same time, culture promotion and language teaching are inseparable. Carrying out cultural activities is helpful in stimulating the interests of local people in learning Chinese, and also promotes the development of teaching Chinese in South Pacific Region.

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