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Dragon Boat Festival is coming soon on June 22nd, which is a traditional Chinese festival.
It's a time for us to pay tribute to our cultural heritage and spend quality time with our families.
Origin of the Dragon Boat Festival:
The Dragon Boat Festival is an important traditional festival of the Chinese nation. The Dragon Boat Festival was originally a summer festival to drive away the god of plague and sacrifice to the dragon, the ancient people to the dragon family, but also in memory of Wu Zixu, Cao E and Jie Zitui and other sayings. Later on this day the great patriotic poet Qu Yuan killed himself at the river, so people also see the Dragon Boat Festival as a day to commemorate Qu Yuan.
Dragon Boat Festival for the fifth day of the fifth month of the lunar calendar each year, also known as the Dragon Boat Festival, the festival, May Festival, five-day festival, Ai Festival, Dragon five, heavy noon, noon, summer festival, originally a summer festival to drive away the plague. Dragon Boat Festival is a traditional festival of the Han Chinese people in China, the day's essential activities gradually evolved to eat zongzi, dragon boat racing, hanging calamus ` artemisia, mugwort leaves, fumigation Cangzhu, dahurica, drink Xionghuang wine.
Qu Yuan is one of the greatest Chinese romantic poets, the earliest known poet in China and a world cultural celebrity. He created the literary genre "Chu Shu" and the tradition of "herb and beauty". His representative works include "Li Sao" and "Nine Songs". In China's history, the Dragon Boat Festival is to commemorate Qu Yuan's saying has been more than 1500 years of history. According to legend, Qu Yuan cast Miluo River, the local people heard the news immediately rowed a boat to salvage, all the way to Dongting Lake, never saw Qu Yuan's body. At that time, coinciding with the rainy day, the lake together with the boats gathered on the shore of the pavilion. When people learned that it is to salvage the wise minister Qu Dafu, again out in the rain, scrambling to row into the vast Dongting Lake. In order to send their condolences, people swung their boats above the river, and only after that gradually developed into a dragon boat race. The people are afraid that the fish in the river eat his body, they have to go home and bring rice balls into the river, so that the fish and shrimp do not spoil Qu Yuan's body, and later became the custom of eating zongzi.