The Dragon Boat Festival

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       The Dragon Boat Festival is in the 5th day of the fifth month of the Chinese lunar calendar every year. According to records, May is midsummer, and its first noon is the day when the sun is good. It is also called "Duan Yang Festival" in early May. In addition, the Dragon Boat Festival is also known as "noon Festival, May Festival, Dragon Boat Festival, bath orchid festival, poet Festival" and so on. Dragon Boat Festival is a traditional cultural festival popular in China and in the cultural circle of Chinese characters.

Dragon Boat Festival originated in China, the ancient Wu Yue region (the middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze River and the South) to worship totem of the totem of totem. In the 5th day of the fifth month of the Chinese lunar calendar, the custom of tribal totem to be sacrificed in the form of Dragon Boat Race was held in the 5th day of the fifth month of the Chinese lunar calendar. In the Warring States period, Qu Yuan, the poet of the state of Chu (now Hubei), held himself in the river in this day.

The Dragon Boat Festival and the Spring Festival, Tomb Sweeping Day and Mid-Autumn Festival are also called the four traditional festivals of Chinese people.In September 2009, UNESCO formally considered and approved the Chinese Dragon Boat Festival to be included in the world's intangible cultural heritage and became the first Chinese festival to be selected to the world.