Dragon Boat Festival -- a traditional Chinese festival
We are the Solar Street Light Supplier China, today we gonna introduce a traditional Chinese festival -- Dragon Boat Festival for you. It is also called Duanwu Festival. Its a traditional Chinese festival held on the fifth day of the fifth month of the Chinese calendar.
Customs of Dragon Boat Festival
Dragon Boat Festival, also known as Dragon Boat Festival, chongwu festival, noon day festival, Dragon Boat Festival, zhengyang festival, bath orchid festival, day festival, etc., is one of the four traditional festivals in China. Dragon Boat Festival originated from the worship of the celestial sign, evolved from the ancient times of dragon worship, the origin of the Dragon Boat Festival contains profound cultural connotation, in the inheritance and development of rich historical and cultural deposits. Dragon Boat Festival custom to pray for good luck and auspicious, pressure evil hustle disaster and other forms, rich and colorful content, lively and festive. Praying for luck and auspicious customs mainly have dragon boat and worship dragon, pressure evil hustle disaster customs mainly have wormwood hanging, immersion dragon boat water, wash herbal water, tie five color line, festival food mainly zongzi, five yellow and so on. Dragon Boat Festival through a variety of traditional folk activities, not only to enrich the people's spiritual and cultural life, but also to inherit and carry forward traditional culture.
Dragon Boat Festival is the ancient folk festival, originated in China, South Korea's jiangling Dragon Boat Festival earlier, the original is the ancient jiangsu and zhejiang area of wuyue tribe worship dragon totem and dragon boat racing form worship dragon zu festival. Also has originated in the evil month evil day, the summer season, as well as the memory of qu yuan, wu zixu, cao e and so on. In general, the Dragon Boat Festival originated in the southern wuyue area, the May 5 as the "evil month evil day" from the north, into the summer time "dispel disease and epidemic prevention" fashion, attached to commemorate qu yuan jumped into the river suicide and other historical figures to commemorate the content, and finally formed the Dragon Boat Festival cultural connotation.
Dragon Boat Festival customs are very many, because of different regional culture and there are customs content or details of the differences. Dragon Boat Festival Dragon Boat Festival and eating zongzi are two major customs theme. The custom of eating zongzi has been popular throughout China since ancient times. Dragon-boat racing is very popular in the coastal areas of south China. After being spread abroad, it has been loved by people from all over the world and formed an international competition. Dragon Boat Festival in the world has a wide range of influence, by the Dragon Boat Festival culture of South Korea, Japan, Singapore, Vietnam, the United States, Germany, Britain and so on.
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