On the arrival of the Mid-Autumn festival in beijing tongshantang hospital of traditional Chinese medicine international ministry particularly lively, more than 50 from foreign patients in the hall to the doctors and the nurses with their country's language to express the gratitude, for in that day, they received the traditional food of Mid-Autumn festival moon cakes.
"We have heard of mooncakes in the United States in order to commemorate a fairy named chang 'e in the fall, and taste the moon cakes today." "Said the jewish patient from the United States.
In patients are all get together and discuss, a nurse came over and said: "when the teacher, the za this network platform and Russia connection good, can lecture! A hospital to you with a translator, he will give you to explain something about the Mid-Autumn festival."
On September 1st is the opening ceremony of the Russian school, teachers from Moscow Dudley from shijiazhuang kidney disease hospital treating nephritis, so miss attended the opening ceremony of thirty years, up to when the teacher is very concerned about their own students, during the traditional Mid-Autumn festival coming, so want to through the video to a lesson taught the students don't meaningful.
"Oh, my children, all right? The teacher would like you," Dudley said excitedly, "the teacher. We also want to you, when will you come back, you come back after we all study hard and listen to your words, no longer naughty." Video on the other side of the children said, led the glad nodded his head, said: "the children, don't worry about me, I'm ok, recovery of about the same I will go back."
"Teacher, what is China, is it fun?" "Asked the mischievous Ivan. "China is an amazing country, here I have seen a lot of things in our country have never seen before, and have a lot of holiday, we don't know a few days before China's teacher's day, I also received the hospital the doctor gave me flowers and gifts, is China's traditional festival Mid-Autumn festival tomorrow."
"The Mid-Autumn festival? What is the Mid-Autumn festival holiday, is there any interesting activities? The teacher tell us something about" the children cheered up immediately, are competing to let the teacher tell the story of the Mid-Autumn festival.
Dudley she then says, "the teacher hear ward nurse told me recently, legend has it that the moon is inhabited by a beautiful fairy, there will be a dao medicine yutu, ancient people at night during a full moon month god worship, and gradually became the Mid-Autumn festival, the Mid-Autumn festival is a traditional festival in addition to the Chinese New Year's second big, a symbol of the reunion, on this day people will eat the family reunion dinner together, eat moon cakes and enjoy the moon."
"Moon cakes, what is it? Good? Teacher, why do you eat moon cakes at the Mid-Autumn festival?"
"Moon cakes is a middle small round cakes with fillings, the inside of the stuffing is very rich, there are five jinhua-stuffing, all kinds of fruit filling, and with lotus-paste fillings. Because the moon cake is round, the Chinese think it is a symbol of reunion, so in the Mid-Autumn festival, Chinese people will eat moon cakes."
All the students, after listening to congregate to ask for when the teacher to tell the story of the Mid-Autumn festival, the Mid-Autumn festival, just after half of the autumn, so called Mid-Autumn festival. Listen to the doctor said, the Mid-Autumn festival, there are many myths and legends have a moon palace in the moon, lived inside the moon goddess, with her is a jade toad..." "Said daria, with great pleasure.
Nikolai said, "wow, teacher, I must have a good look at the moon at night, and maybe I'll see the fairy."
Dean Liu Pan XiangDaLi her introduction: "on the evening of the day, the Chinese people will climb the moon, the moon is a symbol of national harmony and a happy family in China, so the family everywhere to be reunited, brings presents to family, the old man saw relatives back at home are very happy." Dudley she explained to the students after listening to some of the students said: "China's the holiday's popularity is equivalent to our three feasts of Russia."
Children after hearing up to when the teacher's explanation said to teacher returned home after a meal with my family together, end of course, the children's chorus XiangDaLi she said: "teacher, wish you recover at an early date, we are all waiting for you to come back!" Miss dahlia was so moved.
Video connection closed later, Dudley she still immersed in communication with the children moved, when said: "this is my life very meaningful lesson, told the students in the foreign country other place on China's traditional festival lesson, let the children learn about the traditional virtues of China, thanks to the hospital to give me such a convenient platform."
Every time it comes to the traditional Chinese festival, shijiazhuang city kidney disease hospital hosts cultural events. Liu Pan director said: "the Dragon Boat Festival, the hospital doctors and nurses and patients together to trace zongzi, eggs, experience folk custom activity; during the Spring Festival, the hospital will host a large Spring Festival evening party, foreign patients stage performances with our staff, etc. The hospital through events at the same time, also will spread out a few thousand years of Chinese traditional culture, let more people understand the Chinese culture in the world."