The most famous tradition in China regarding this festival is that it is celebrated in the memory of the famous Chinese poet and important state official of his time, Chu Yuan. As well as being a poet, Chou Yuan was also a minister in his home state of Chou
Today, the traditional Dragon Boat Festival is being celebrated all over China. The festival is full of colorful cultural activities. There are many traditions in China regarding this festival. In addition, some facts related to this festival are also a sign of interest. Chinese people will eat Zong Zi today. There will be dragon boat races in different parts of the country. People will remember the patriotic poet Cho Yuan.
In addition, ribbons made of five colored threads will be tied in the hands. Today, bags with various traditional fragrances will be hung around the neck
When is the Dragon Boat Festival celebrated?The Dragon Boat Festival, also known as Duan Wu in Chinese, is celebrated on the fifth day of the fifth month of the Chinese lunar calendar.This year the festival is being celebrated on June 25. This is a holiday all over China. It is a cultural festival
In whose memory is this festival celebrated?
The most famous tradition in China regarding this festival is that it is celebrated in the memory of the famous Chinese poet and important state official of his time, Chu Yuan. As well as being a poet, Chou Yuan was also a minister in his home state of Cho, who, in addition to poetry, played a key role in the implementation of many reforms in his state.
He was forced into exile after falling victim to palace conspiracies. In his absence, the neighboring state invaded his state. His army was defeated in this battle. Overwhelmed by this news, Choiyuan tied a heavy rock and drowned himself in the river. The day this happened was the fifth day of the fifth month of the Chinese lunar calendar
When the people found out, they boarded boats in search of Cho Yuan. Meanwhile, rice was tied to bamboo leaves and thrown into the river to distract fish and aquatic animals. All the traditions of today are celebrated in remembrance of this day.
Dragon Boat Race
On this day, dragon boat races are held in almost all the rivers, streams and lakes of the country.
Dragon boats are specially designed traditional boats with a dragon-shaped front. There are fifty to sixty people to ride a boat. Now it has become a popular sport not only in China, but also in Japan, Vietnam, USA, Canada and UK.
Zong Zi food
Zongzi are conical in that boiled rice is wrapped in bamboo leaves.
There are different types of zong zi in different parts of the country. In northern China, people like to fill it with jojoba, while in the south they use red bean paste, fresh meat or egg yolks. The tradition of making Zong Zi on the day of
The soul of the nation
“Culture is the soul of any nation.
“China is a country rich in cultural richness. The Dragon Boat Festival, a wonderful cultural festival, is being celebrated in China on June 25. From the 18th National Congress to the present day, President Xi Jinping has been on the path of love for culture. Walk along and experience the enduring Chinese culture and feel the cultural confidence.
In December 2017, General Secretary Xi Jinping visited Majuang Village for the first time since the 19th National Congress of the Ping Party.
In the process, they visited a handmade perfume shop. There, he admired the handmade masterpieces and bought a bag made by a woman named Wang Shuying. And exported to dozens of countries and regions, such as Japan.
In August last year, General Secretary Xi Jinping visited the caves of Donghuang. He said that the Donghuang Cultural Heritage is a World Heritage Site, therefore, the protection and development of the cultural heritage is the responsibility of the Chinese nation.
Over the past few years, President Xi Jinping has made numerous trips across the country to highlight the protection and importance of cultural heritage. During this time, he showed the importance of culture. During a visit to the Macau Autonomous Region, he told children at a school that as members of the Chinese nation, we must understand our history, culture and spirit. Considering ourselves part of a 5,000-year-old civilization naturally enhances our national pride and self-esteem.