Dragon Boat Festival

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Dragon Boat Festival is a major Chinese festival celebrated on the 5th day of the 5th month of the Lunisolar Chinese calendar.

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Dragon Boat Festival

  1. 1. Dragon Boat Festival is a major Chinese festivalcelebrated on the 5thday of the 5thmonth of theLunisolar Chinese calendar. This year, 2013, the festivalfalls on June 23rd. The festival day is recognized as apublic holiday in main land China. In the Republic ofChina, the festival was also celebrated as "Poets Day"in honor of Qu Yuan, who is known as Chinas firstpoet.
  2. 2. •Duanwu Festival•Tuen Ng Festival•Double Fifth•Dragon Boat Festival•Go-goech-cheh/Go-gehchoeh•Go-jit-Cheh/Go-jit-choeh
  3. 3. Festival commemorates the life and deathof the famous Chinese scholar Qu Yuan .The best known traditional story holds thatthe poet committed suicide by drowninghimself in the Miluo River. People tried tosave him in boats. Every year, the boatfestival is celebrated to commemorate thisattempt at rescuing Qu Yuan.
  4. 4. •Dragon Boat Racing•Preparing and eating zongzi•Drinking realgar wine•Hanging up icons of Zhong Kui•Wearing perfumed medicine bags•Making egg stand at noonZongziRealgar wine
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