Chinese Dragon Boat Festival

It also known as Duan Wu Festival in China. This is one of the traditional Chinese festivals using lunar calendar.

The date of this festival falls on 5th day of the 5th lunar month, this year it falls on 11th of June on the normal calendar.

The festival involves below

  • dragon boat racing (mainly southern part of China)

  • eating zongzi (bamboo leaves wrapped glue rice with variety of fillings)
zongzi for Chinese Dragon boat festival
  • wearing a perfume pouch and tying five-colour silk thread

  • hanging mugwort leaves and calamus.

Happy Dragon boat festival!!!

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