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Couplets
A CNY ART Competition
Primary 6
What is a couplet?
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A couplet is a pair of lines in poetry which
usually rhymes.
A Chinese couplets may be seen on doorways
in Chinese communities worldwide. Couplets
displayed as part of the Chinese New Year
festival, on the first morning of the New Year,
are called chunlian.
The text of the couplets is often traditional and
contains hopes for prosperity.
Couplets are read from top to bottom where
the first line starts from the right.
Meaning adapted from WIKIPedia
A Couplet outside SAFRA Yishun
McDonalds
Your class challenge
Create one couplet to represent your
class.
 Basic materials will be provided for fair
entry level: Red-base material and A4
glitter gold foam
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Create a head
design based on
an animal in the
Zodiac sign.
Use the gold glitter
foam or any other
materials to write
in the poem.
Write your class
and the
meaning of the
poem in English
You may add
more designs.
Be as creative as
you can.
Your couplet will be
showcased during the
CNY concert on 8
Feb.
Do pass your couplet
to Mr Rahmat by 7
Feb.
The next few slides are some
proposed poem for each class.
You may want to use your own
poem.
Have fun and let’s be in pursuit
of excellence!
E1
man
men
ping
an
hao
yun
满 门 平安 好 运来
he
jia
huan
le
ying
合家 欢 乐 迎 富 贵
E2
wan
shi
ru
yi
bu
万 事 如 意 步步 高
yi
fan
feng shun nian n
一 帆 风 顺 年年 好
E3
福
满
人
间
春
回
大
地
chun
hui
da
di
春 回 大 地
fu
man
ren
jian
福 满 人 间
E4
学
海
无
涯
勤
能
渡
书
山
万
仞
志
能
攀
xue
hai
wu
ya
qin
neng
学 海 无 涯 勤 能 渡
shu
shan
wan
ren
zhi
neng
书 山 万 仞 志 能 攀
E5
一
家
和
睦
一
家
福
四
季
平
安
四
季
春
yi
jia
he
mu
yi
一 家 和 睦 一 家 福
si
ji
ping
an
si
四 季 平 安 四 季 春
E6
笑
盈
盈
辞
旧
岁
喜
滋
滋
迎
新
春
xiao
ying
ying
ci
jiu
su
笑 盈 盈 辞 旧 岁
xi
zi
zi
ying
xin
喜 滋 滋 迎 新 春
E7
yi
一
元
复
始
万
象
更
新
yuan
fu
shi
一 元 复 始
wan
xiang
geng
xin
万 象 更 新
E8
chun dao
fu
dao
ji
xiang
春 到 福 到 吉 祥 到
jia
he
ren
he
wan
sh
家 和 人 和 万 事 和
E9
bao
zhu
yi
sheng sheng sheng chu
爆 竹 一 声 声 声 除 旧
luo
gu
xuan
tian
tian
tian
bao
锣 鼓 喧 天 天 天 报 平
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