Set off fireworks/firecrackers Honor/offer sacrifices to ancestors
Have a family reunion
Eating tang yuan
do people celebrate the Lantern Festival in different places? How In Taiwan,
Pinghsi In the north,
What do people launch to celebrate the Lantern Festival? or In Pinghsi, missile balloons hot air balloon sky lantern
For what? Pray for The Peace for the world
Just the peace? Of course, Not!
Some people pray for… Endless love
for lovely pets Good health
the lottery Win ning Some people pray for…
Having a baby
the dreaming idol meet ing
Win the points in the on-line games
How about you? What’s your wish?
What messages or wishes would you plan to write on the sky lantern? ?
Grateful all the time
find the ideal job
Get GOOD grades
all the time
Have you ever been to Pinghsi? Launching the sky lanterns is one of the must-do activities in Pinghsi. When you launch a sky lantern, do you know anything about it? Now let’s find some unknown things about it through some questions. No matter your answer is yes or no, you must know~
(1) What’s the original function of the sky lantern? A. pray for the peace B. indicate the safety C. for entertainment (2) Where can people launch the sky lanterns in Taiwan? A. only in Pinghsi B. in some places approved by the government C. everywhere (3) How long can a sky lantern float in the sky ? A. fifteen min. B. five min. C. one min.
Yenshui In the south,
What do people set off to celebrate the Lantern Festival? or doves turtles firecrackers In Yenshui,
Millions of firecrackers are set off in the streets.
Why do they act this way?
For peace ?
For fun For excitement For war! We like war!
In addition to dynamic activities, what static activities do people do in the Lantern Festival?
The lantern riddle guessing activities were traditionally held at Lantern Festivals. To Chinese, lantern riddle was just a witting game for fun. Riddle contained a lot of interesting thoughts, and could use variety of subjects, current issues, people, objects and places. Here are some easy riddles for you to guess! Let’s go! The lantern riddle guessing activities
What is always coming but never arrives? ~tomorrow What is it that we often return but never borrow? ~thanks
What is full of holes and yet holds water? ~a sponge What starts with T, ends with T, and is full of T? ~teapot
What month do soliders hate? ~March What is all over the house? ~The roof What is the best thing to put into cakes? ~Your teeth
~It was an EMPTY glass. A 6-foot tall magician had a water glass and was holding the glass above his head. He let it drop to the carpet without spilling a single drop of water. How could he manage to drop the glass from a height of six feet and not spill a drop of water?
~It was daylight. A black dog stands in the middle of an intersection in a town painted black. None of the street lights are working due to a power failure caused by a storm. A car with two broken headlights drives towards the dog but turns in time to avoid hitting him. How could the driver have seen the dog in time?