The Dragon Boat Festival is one of the most popular traditional festivals celebrated in China, which is on the fifth of the fifth lunar month, also known as Duanwu Festival. The Dragon Boat Festival has had a history of more than 2000 years.
Dragon Boat Festival has some customs, such as eat dumplings, eat beans, up the hill to dig, boiled red eggs, eat the steamed stuffed bun, inserted calamus and moxa grass. But the most popular customer are dragon boat races and eat Zongzi.
As the most popular activity in Dragon Boat Festival, dragon boat races always attracts many spectators. Competing teams drive their colorful dragon boats forward to the rhythm of beating drums.
Eating Zongzi, which is another tradition of the Chinese people. This tasty dish consists of rice dumplings with meat, peanut, egg yolk or other fillings wrapped in bamboo leaves. The tradition of zongzi is meant to remind us of the village fishermen scattering rice across the water of the Mi Low river in order to appease the river dragons so that they would not devour Qu Yuan.
In this special day, I wish you a good luck Dragon Boat Festival!