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Dragon Boat (Duanwu) Festival

2 Ratings: 4.0
A traditional Chinese festival

 The Duanwu Festival (Chinese: 端午節), also known as Dragon Boat Festival, is a traditional and statutory holiday associated withChinese cultures, though it is celebrated in other East Asian and Southeast … see full wiki

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review by . September 15, 2011
     The Dragon Boat Festival, the 5th day of the 5th lunar month, has had a history of more than 2,000 years. It is usually in June in the Gregorian calendar.               There are many legends about the evolution of the festival, the most popular of which is in commemoration of Qu Yuan (340-278 BC). Qu Yuan was minister of the State of Chu and one of China's earliest poets. In face of great pressure from the powerful Qin …
Quick Tip by . February 13, 2010
Time for rice dumplings. This festival has significance in the past but is mostly overlooked by the young generations of today.
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