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Dragon Boat Festival

Posted on May 10, 2012 by in Asian Festival, Concerning Asia
Dragon boat festival legend

Dragon Boat Festival. The Dragon Boat Festival, the 5th day of the 5th lunar month, has a history of more than 2,000 years. It is usually in June in the Gregorian calendar. For thousands of years, the festival has been marked by eating zong zi (glutinous rice(糯米)wrapped to form a pyramid using bamboo or reed leaves) and racing dragon boats. The festival is best known for its dragon-boat races, especially … Continue Reading

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