Dragon Boat Festival 端午节
A significant Chinese traditional festival, entitled the Dragon Boat Festival or Duanwu Festival, falls on the fifth day of the fifth lunar month.
With a history of more than 2000 years, the festival is celebrated to commemorate Qu Yuan, a Chu State official and poet living during the Warring States.
On this special day, Chinese people living at home and abroad celebrate the festival in various ways.
1、Eating zongzi 吃粽子
2、Tying five-color silk string 拴五色丝线
3、Dragon boat racing 赛龙舟
4、Hanging an image of Zhong Kui 挂钟馗像
5、Drinking Realgar Wine 喝雄黄酒
6、Hanging auspicious leaves 挂艾草
7、Balancing eggs 立鸡蛋
8、Wearing scented sachets 配香包
9、Driving away the five poisonous pests 驱五毒
Pay tribute to Qu Yuan 缅怀屈原
Qu Yuan is a great poet and a respectable patriot. His devotion to Chu and his love towards Chu people will be memorized everlastingly. Undoubtedly, he is a hero living in our hearts.
Nowadays, there are some people who well deserve the title of hero. They come from all walks of life.
They are always self-sacrificing, considering the safety of others more important than that of themselves, and find joy in the happiness of others. Their selfless devotion and contribution make the world a better place.
No matter how time changes, the memory of their good deeds will never vanish in our mind. We can learn from heroes and make an effort to do something meaningful for others.