The Spring Festival is a traditional festival for all Chinese people; on that evening there is a very traditional ceremony----Spring Festival Gala, which is the favorite for many people. It brings so much happiness to Chinese all around the world in the past twenty years.
When asked about their opinion on Spring Festival Gala, people always reason differently. Some people deem that it should be cancelled, while there are also other people who argue that it should be continued.
Some people take it for granted that the Gala should not exist because it is too boring on the evening of the Lunar New Year. Besides, the form of the Evening seems the same every year. In comparison, there are, however, a large number of people who hold a different view concerning this issue, they maintain that the Gala must be continued. They argue that it is one of the most important celebration customs. And they think the Gala is worth expecting.
As far as I am concerned, I am intending to stand on the side of the latter group of people. Admittedly, the former point of view seems reasonable, but the latter is more persuasive. Taking the above-mentioned factors into consideration, I can safely conclude that the Gala just needs a reform in the future but to be cancelled.
Tomorrow is the eighth day of the 12th lunar month on the traditional Chinese calendar. It is also the Laba Festival, in Chinese, Laba means ‘gold eighth’ and refers to the traditional start of celebrations for the Chinese New Year.
On this day a special hot rice porridge, called Laba Zhou, is eaten, which contains glutinous rice, red beans, millet, Chinese sorghum, peas and some other ingredients, such as dried dates, chestnut meat, walnut meat, almond, peanut, dried lotus seeds and etc. Eating porridge on Laba is believed to bring good fortune in the New Year. The flavor varies from place to place, in the North, it is a dessert with sugar added; in the South, salt and seasonal vegetables are put in.
This tradition has its roots in the Buddhist faith. It is said when Sakyamuni left home and strived for virtue, he fainted on the way because of hunger and tiredness. A shepherdess passing by saved him and cooked for him some porridge with glutinous rice and nuts. Then Sakyamuni sat under a bodhi tree in meditation and found Buddhism. So later the believers formed the habit of cooking Laba Zhou to commemorate it.
My Opinion on the Spring Festival Gala
The way that the Chinese celebrate the Lunar New Year poses a national issue concerning the necessity of holding the CCTV Spring Festival Gala. Its established status is being challenged by a growing number of people, especially by younger generations. It is increasingly difficult to cater for all tastes.
Some individuals deem that it should be canceled or replaced by other programs. These young people focus their attention on other forms of celebration instead of immersing themselves in TV programs. Despite that, the majority of mid-aged people and senior citizens uphold the importance of the traditional performance. The most striking feature of this Gala is its traditionally close link with ordinary people's lives.
Most of people view this Gala as an annual staple on the traditional Chinese Spring Festival Eve. They all have a restless night and glue their eyes on the television screen.
I am not supportive of the view that the grand Gala should be abandoned. Undoubtedly, it plays a vital role in the celebration of Chinese New Year. To increase its appeal and meet young adults' need, the upcoming performance should invite some big names including super stars from Hong Kong and Taiwan. We are all eagerly anticipating this unforgettable evening show.
- 高中语文学习要点：高二语文必修五必背篇目4篇 2018-11-08
- 高二语文必修五必背课文《陈情表》 2018-11-01
- 高二语文必修五必背古诗词之《论语》十则 2018-10-25
- 人教版高二语文必修五课文目录 2018-10-18
- 高二语文必修五必背篇目《归去来兮辞》及译文 2018-10-11
- 高二数学公式大全之平面向量要点大集合! 2018-11-09
- 高二数学学习要点：必修5第一章解三角形必背知识点 2018-11-08
- 高二数学知识点总结：直线的斜角和斜率 2018-11-07
- 高二数学选修2-1讲什么 点击了解详情 2018-11-06
- 高二数学选修2-3公式之条件概率 2018-11-05
- 高二英语选修7第四单元单词汇总 抓紧背起来! 2018-11-09
- 高二英语作文优秀范文精选：传统文化 2018-11-08
- 高二英语必修五第一单元重点单词及短语归纳! 2018-11-07
- 高二英语必修五课文翻译汇总表 轻松学英语！ 2018-11-06
- 高二英语语法重点内容归纳：倒装 2018-11-05
- 高中化学知识点基本概念梳理 学好化学基础要扎实! 2018-11-09
- 高中化学方程式之摩尔 反应热 2018-11-08
- 高二化学反应原理归纳：金属的腐蚀与防护 2018-11-07
- 高二化学选修4知识点归纳之焓变与反应热 2018-11-06
- 高二化学重点知识点总结：有机物的溶解性 2018-11-05
- 高二生物必修三知识点：体液调节 2018-11-09
- 人教版高二生物必修三知识点归纳：神经系统的调节 2018-11-02
- 人教版高二生物必修三稳态与环境知识点归纳 2018-10-26
- 复习必备：高二生物必修三第二章体液调节知识点归纳 2018-10-19
- 高二生物必修三知识点整理之细胞的生存环境 2018-10-12
- 高二政治必修四知识点梳理：唯物辩证法的联系观 2018-11-05
- 高二政治必修四求索真理的历程知识点 期中考前背起来哦! 2018-10-29
- 高二政治必修四知识点：意识的本质 2018-10-22
- 高二政治必修四知识点唯物辩证法的联系观重点总结 2018-10-15
- 高二政治必修四第二单元有哪些知识点 点击了解! 2018-10-08
- 高二历史必修三古代中国的发明和发现重点内容归纳 2018-11-07
- 高二历史必修三重点内容归纳：启蒙运动 2018-10-31
- 高二历史必修三重点之文艺复兴和宗教改革 2018-10-24
- 高二历史必修三重点之西方人文主义思想的起源 2018-10-17
- 高二历史必修三重点内容之明清之际活跃的儒家思想 2018-10-09
- 高二世界地理知识点总结：南亚地理特征 2018-11-06
- 考前复习~高二地理知识点总结之世界地理东南亚 2018-10-30
- 高二地理知识点总结之世界地理中的朝鲜半岛 2018-10-23
- 高二世界地理知识点总结：日本的地理特征 2018-10-16
- 高二世界地理知识点总结：主要国家的地理特征之东亚 2018-10-10