Lantern Festival Cantonese Teaching Activities and Resources 元宵節粵語教材

元宵節粵語教材香港

Lantern Festival or 元宵節 (jyun4 siu1 zit3) falls on the 15th Day of the 1st Month of the Lunar Calendar, and marks the last day of the traditional Chinese New Year celebrations.

Here are some Cantonese resources to help you and your family celebrate:

1. Book – The Story of  Lantern Festival  元宵節

Cantonese Mommy reads the Story of Lantern Festival and explains the origins of our customs –  eating Sweet Glutinous Rice Dumplings 湯圓 and going to see the Lantern Displays 綵燈展

 

2. Animation – The Legend of the Lantern Festival 元宵的傳說 粵語

Learn more about the Legend of Lantern Festival with this cute animation.

 

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3. Video about Lantern Festival in Hong Kong

 

4. Lantern-making Crafts 

Make some lanterns with templates by Hing Hing Sone Sone. Includes video instructions.

 

5. Vocabulary

Please feel free to download the Printable of Lantern Vocabulary in Cantonese. It consist of 5 pages of the vocabulary and is complete with Jyutping and English translations.

6. Practice writing the Chinese characters – 元宵節

 

7. Story About Glutinous Rice Balls (Lantern Festival Custom)

 

 

8. Additional Resources:

Videos about Glutinous Rice Ball 湯圓 and Lantern Displays 綵燈展 in Hong Kong

Articles about Lantern Festival in Hong Kong

 

9. Bonus Resource for the fluent in Cantonese: Solve these lantern riddles

 

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