8 Pictures To Know Dragon Boat Festival Ultimately And Instantly

Posted on Jun 19, 2015 by in Chinese Culture, Concerning China

Dragon Boat Festival (端午节, falls on June 19, 2015) is more than dragon boat racing and eating zong zi. There are many different traditions and customs behind the holiday. Get to know Dragon Boat Festival ultimately and instantly by looking at the following 8 pictures.

May the fragrance of this day fill your life forever

May the fragrance of this day fill your life forever

Making And Eating Zong Zi

Making and eating zongzi

Making and eating zongzi

Dragon Boat Racing

Dragon Boat Race During Dragon Boat Festival

Dragon Boat Race During Dragon Boat Festival

Drinking Realgar Wine

People drink realgar wine(雄黄酒) to protect themselves from illness.

Chinese people drink realgar wine(雄黄酒) to protect themselves from illness.

Hanging Wormwood Leaves On Doors Or Windows

Hanging Wormwood Leaves On Doors Or Windows to dispel evil and bring health to all family members. (The flavor of wormwood leaves can be used to repel insects, flies, fleas and moths. )

Hanging Wormwood Leaves On Doors Or Windows to dispel evil and bring health to all family members.                  (The flavor of wormwood leaves can be used to repel insects, flies, fleas and moths. )

Wearing Perfume Bag to keep evil spirits away

Wear Perfume Bag

Wear Perfume Bag

Tying Five-color Silk Thread

Tie five-color silk tread to a child’s wrist, ankles or around their neck.

Tie five-color silk tread to a child’s wrist, ankles or around their neck.

Hold Sacrifice And Evocation Ceremonies In Honor Of Quyuan.

ceremony to commemorate Quyuan

Hold ceremonies to commemorate Quyuan

Quyuan is the greatest patriotic poet in Chinese history. He made many good suggestions to the monarch. But they were not adopted. Quyuan suffered banishment as the victim of a court intrigue. Later his state perished and reluctant to see the result, he drowned himself in river.

In some places, some traditions have been abandoned. However, eating zong zi and the dragon boat race are the classic and representative activities during the three-day Dragon Boat Festival. If you want to know more about this traditional holiday in China, contact your lady by EMF mail, Livechat or hear her sweet voice directly by Lovecall. Chinese ladies have a 3 day holiday from June 20-22, they will be very happy to share this love story with you, if you send them sweet Zongzi

 

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