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Visiting an Aboriginal Festival

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ID: 2974 Upper Intermediate
In today's lesson, we hear someone convince their colleague to go to a local aboriginal festival. Photo by 林展群
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丰年祭 fēngniánjì The Ilisin harvest festival
车程 chēchéng journey by car
原住民 yuánzhùmín aboriginal or indigenous people
传统舞蹈 chuántǒng wǔdǎo traditional dance
nǐ xiǎng bù xiǎng qù cānjiā fēngniánjì ?jiù zài zhè ge lǐbàiwǔ ,cóng gōngsī chūfā zhǐyào yī gè xiǎoshí chēchéng 。
Do you want to go to the Amis Tribe Harvest Festival (Ilisin)? It's this Friday. It's just an hour in the car from our office.
ò ?wǒ méi qù guò yē ,fēngniánjì bùshì yuánzhùmín de huódòng ma ?yībānrén kěyǐ cānjiā ma ?yǒu shénme huódòng ā ?
Huh? I've never been, isn't it an aboriginal event? Can ordinary people attend? What activities are there?
wǒ qùnián cānjiā de shíhou ,dàbùfēn dōu shì kàn yuánzhùmín biǎoyǎn chuántǒng wǔdǎo 、chànggē ,huòshì qífú ,yǐjí gēn yuánzhùmín zhǎnglǎo jiǎnghuà 。
When I went last year, it was mostly watching aboriginal people perform traditional dances, songs or blessings and talking with the elders.
jiù zhèyàngéryǐ ma ?wǒ yòu bù dǒng yuánzhùmín wénhuà ,yě tīng bù dǒng yuánzhùmínyǔ ,bùhuì hěn wúliáo ma ?
That's it? But I don't even understand aboriginal culture and don't understand aboriginal languages, so won't it be quite boring?
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