National Lantern festival
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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Background Information To this FestivalThe 15th day of the 1st lunar month is the ChineseLantern Festival because the first lunar month iscalled Yuan-month and in the ancient times peoplecalled night Xiao. The 15th day is the first night tosee a full moon. So the day is also called Yuan XiaoFestival in China.Chinese tradition, at the very beginning of a newyear, when there is a bright full moon hanging in thesky, there should be thousands of colourful lanternshung out for people to appreciate. At this time,people would try to solve the puzzles on thelanterns and eat rice ball and get all their familiesunited so that they can have an enjoyable time with
What is the artistic policy for this festival?As this is a cultural festival, so there for traditionallythis is only for Chinese people who remember andcelebrate the events of this festival. The aim of thisfestival is to bring people together to celebrate thehistory of their culture. Also this festival allowspeople to get to know more about their culture andmeet other people from the same background.Programme Content?There are so many different types of entertainment;Traditional dancing, singing, play acting the historyof Lantern Festival, making Sky Lanterns, solvingpuzzles and many more.
Who’s the target audience?The target audience for this festival is anyone whocelebrates the Lantern Festival. This festival is anational festival which means it is not alwayscelebrated globally with everyone from differentreligion, it is only aimed at people who are moreappealed to this festival as it’s a cultural festival.How is this festival founded?This festival is founded by the people who aretaking part in this festival, it is also funded by otherorganisations as listed below.