The Dragon Boat Festival is the 5th day of the fifth month of the Chinese lunar calendar, also called duanyangjie, May Festival etc. Dragon Boat Festival is one of the national holidays in China, and has been included in the world intangible cultural heritage list. The Dragon Boat Festival originated in China, originally Chinapeople's illnesses and epidemic prevention before the Spring Festival, WuYue in the 5th day of the fifth month of the Chinese lunar calendar in the form of dragon boat race sheld tribal totem worship custom, after the poet QuYuan died on this day, became China people to commemorate QuYuan's traditional festival.
At the memory of my childhood, apart from outside the Chinese New Year Dragon Boat Festival on a number of the most lively, and because parents are busy job, a child usually with my grandmother to stay in the countryside together. Dragon Boat Festival at that time to make me unforgettable.
With the usual, like the Chinese Lunar New Year, Dragon Boat Festival the day before at night, so my grandmother will always obediently sat bedside, give me some holiday rules, such as “No talking nonsense” “Don't eat cold Zongzi” “Don't be naughty with your friends”“No swimming”…… I have always been granted to his head. Grandma keep telling me to sleep early, so that tomorrow I can have a good mood.
The Dragon Boat Festival, also called the Duanwu Festival, is celebrated on the fifth day of the fifth month according to the Chinese calendar. This festival is to commemorate the death of QU Yuan, an upright and honest poet and statesman who is said to have committed suicide by drowning himself in a river.
The most important activity of this festival is the Dragon Boat races. It symbolizes people’s attempts to rescue Qu Yuan. In the current period, these races also demonstrate the virtues of cooperation and teamwork.
Besides, the festival has also been marked by eating zong zi. Zong zi is made of glutinous rice stuffed with different fillings and wrapped in bamboo or reed leaves. People who mourned the death of Qu threw Zong zi into the river to feed his ghost every year.
With the changes of the times, the memorial turns to be a time for protection from evil and disease for the rest of year. People will hang healthy herbs on the front door to clear the bad luck of the house. Although the significance of the festival might be different with the past, it still gives the observer an opportunity to glimpse a part of the rich Chinese cultural heritage.
Dragon Boat Festival is a traditional festival, legend in the miluo river, a patriotic poet qu yuan's body, the people in honor of he threw zongzi in miluo river, shrimp and the harm to the body of qu yuan. Then gradually evolved into today's Dragon Boat Festival. Also not only the Dragon Boat Festival to eat dumplings, dragon boat racing, this project is to use the power of the dragon king, don't let the bold fish and shrimp eat to qu yuan's dumplings. Stand in leading the people in charge of big drum, in the person responsible for boating, delimit the fastest that a fleet, can get the first name and prizes, back to shore, and sat in a chair, eating of waxy waxy, sweet sweet, sweet dumplings, watching the scenery, breathing the fresh air, don't mention how comfortable. In the evening, and with a background that infinite good sunset, men, women and children dressed in costumes, singing and dancing joyfully. Is a "sunset infinite good, just near evening". In a short time, it is dark. People sat together, singing, said amicably, eat his food, feeling really great! Time slipped, can you side, not to leave, had to silent night not black, wanjiadenghuo reflected into the day.
The Dragon Boat Festival, also called Double FifthFestival, is celebrated on May 5th on lunarcalendar.It is a folk festival widely spread with ahistory of over 2,000 years, and is one of the mostimportant Chinese festivals as well. There are variouscelebrating activities on that day, among which the customs of eating rice dumplings anddragon boat racing are quite important.There are many legends on the origin of the DragonBoat Festival.Some people think it is to commemorate the poet Qu Yuan, while others say it isto be in honour of Wu Zixu, a famous general during the Warring States period. However, thelegend of Qu Yuan spreads most widely. People appreciate highly the noble sentiment andprominent talent of this patriotic poet and are very sympathetic with the ending that hecommitted suicide by drowning himself in a river.
端午节(the Dragon Boat Festival)，又称重五节，于每年农历五月初五庆祝。 这是广泛流传2000多年的民间节日，也是中国最重要的节日之一。端午节当天举行各种庆祝活动，吃粽子和赛龙舟(dragon boat racing)是其中的重要习俗。关于端午节的起源，有很多传说。一部分人认为端午节是为了纪念诗人屈原，另一部分人则认为是为了纪念战国时期的着名将领伍子胥。然而，屈原的传说流传最广。人们非常欣赏这位爱国诗人的高尚情操和出众才华，更对他投江自尽的结局深表同情。