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  • 1. VSA presents: F allin’ Pho You Second General Body MeetingThursday, October 11, 12
  • 2. Ice Breaker!!! Card matching game. 4 teams. Each team will get a set of 20 cards. 10 in Vietnamese words and 10 in their English translation. The team that matches the most cards in 3 minutes will win! Winning team gets food first.Thursday, October 11, 12
  • 3. T Trung Thu etThursday, October 11, 12
  • 4. khi nao, o dau, va tai sao (when, where, and why) Dates back about 15,000-20,000 years It originated in China. It was later spread to Korea and Vietnam. It was created after the harvest season, so that parents could make up for lost time. The holiday was centered around children.Thursday, October 11, 12
  • 5. When does it occur?? • It occurs on the fifteenth day of the eighth month according to the Lunar calendar. • This is either mid September or early October in the American calendar. • This year T Trung thu was on et September 30,2o12.Thursday, October 11, 12
  • 6. Mua Lan   •The traditional dragon dance is meant to spread good health and wealth.Thursday, October 11, 12
  • 7. Thursday, October 11, 12
  • 8. gT hu Tr un ofTet itions TradThursday, October 11, 12
  • 9. Banh Trung • Moon Cake : • It is filled with lotus seed or bean paste with or without various nuts, dried candied fruits (mứt), salty yolks, and other fillings such as sausage, chicken or pork. • The small preserved egg represents the moon. • It is rich tasting and has a chewy texture. • It is cut into small portions and shared amongst friends and family. • As they gaze at the moon, stories are exchanged over moon cakes and tea.Thursday, October 11, 12
  • 10. Banh Trung • It is custom to exchange boxes of banh trung thu as gifts. • Each cake is a treasured gift during the holiday. Thursday, October 11, 12
  • 11. Den long “Lantern “  “Đèn kéo quân” which spins around when a candle is placed inside, symbolizing the seasonal spinning of the earth around the sun. During the night of the festival, children carry lanterns and parade around the streets. The past tradition was to make the lanterns, but it later became inexpensive so it was just bought at local stores and vendors for children.Thursday, October 11, 12
  • 12. Yummy Treats for T Trung Thu et Com To He ung Banh Tr Spiced persim mon sThursday, October 11, 12
  • 13. Ruoc Den Trung Thu A famous song : T trung thu ruoc den di choi. et Em ruoc den di khap pho phuong. Long vui suong voi den trong tay Em mua ca trong anh trang ram. Den ong sao voi den ca chep den thien nga voi den buom buom em ruoc den nay den cung trang. Den xanh lo voi den tim tim. Den xanh lam voi den trang trang Trong anh den ruc ro muon mau. Lyrics in English: At Mid-autumn festival, walk around with lanterns lit. Take them all across the town, singing to the autumn moon. Lanterns all in different shapes, lantern angel, lantern dream, Lantern fish, or lantern star, lantern swan or butterf ly. Take my lantern to the sky; take my lantern to the moon!Thursday, October 11, 12
  • 14. Cau chuyen (a story)• Old folklores were exchanged on this day.• There were many stories and they each explained why each tradition and how they came to be.Thursday, October 11, 12
  • 15. The Magic Carp StoryThursday, October 11, 12
  • 16. The Story of Cuoi on the moonThursday, October 11, 12
  • 17. The Story of the Moon LadyThursday, October 11, 12
  • 18. Questions?Thursday, October 11, 12
  • 19. Chuc Mung late Tet Trung Thu!! Thanks for listening! We hope you learned something from today’s presentation -V.S.AThursday, October 11, 12
  • 20. Announcements are still needed for the Heart of Vietnam’s Fashion shows! PLEASE VOLUNTEER! See Abby Lee for further detailsThursday, October 11, 12
  • 21. Purchase Pre-sale tickets for $6 Contact any E-board memberThursday, October 11, 12
  • 22. UnPHOgettable shirts are now available! 15 dolla ;) Contact any E-Board memberThursday, October 11, 12
  • 23. Sports VSAFS (Collab with AFS Sports) corec f lag football team: 1st game: Win 0-32 2nd game: Win 6-22 VSA All mens:  1st game: Loss 2-33 2nd game: Win 20-6 3rd game: 7-12 Kickball tournament:  Disqualified for being too AWESOME! But we beat the team that we were supposed to play that same day. VSA Nguyening Co-Rec Volleyball:  1st game: Loss 0-2Thursday, October 11, 12
  • 24. Sports Indoor soccer season: 11/9-1 7 1/1Thursday, October 11, 12
  • 25. VIDEO GAME NIGHT SOCIAL Friday, October 12 at 8 PM MSC 3705 VSA and AFS has come together to do a video night social with your anh/chi/em and your kuya/ate/ading!Thursday, October 11, 12

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