Dragon Boat Festival (端午节)

By | May 30, 2013

Dragon Boat Festival (端午节) comes at the fifth lunar month every year, it is also known as the Duanwu Festival, May Day and etc; the Chinese Dragon Boat Festival is a traditional festival for people to commemorate a patriotic poet Qu Yuan. During the Dragon Boat Festival people eat rice dumplings, participate dragon boat races and having realgar wine. “Dragon Boat Festival” as one of national holiday has been included in the World Intangible Cultural Heritage.

Rice dumplings
Rice dumplings

Dragon Boat Race
Dragon Boat Race

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