The Chongyang Festival, also known as the Double Ninth Festival, is held on the ninth day of the ninth lunar month.
In 2022, the Chongyang Festival will take place on Tuesday 4th October.
The Chongyang Festival is also known as the Senior Citizens’ Festival. This year we are inviting children to celebrate Seniors Day by entering "The my grandparents and me story competition". The story can be told in the form of the children's choice such as pictures, drawings, video, writing, etc. The entry must be the children's original work.
The deadline for entry is the 18th of September 2022. Click here to download the information sheet for entering the competition.
In order for you to better understand the origin, customs and meaning of this amazing Festival, we highly recommend that you read and print out the following material that WenLin Chinese School has prepared for you and your community to share:
Also, an insightful and helpful video on "how to build" che character "chóng". Here it is:
And finally, if you need some drawing inspiration, why not watch some YouTube video tutorials with your little ones? Here we go:
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