Holiday: ‘Dragon Boat Festival’

English lesson - Dragon Boat Festival

‘Dragon Boat Festival’

This festival is usually in early June.

Also called Duanwu Festivial, this festival the death of a beloved leader in ancient China name Qu Yuan. Qu Yuan killed himself by jumping off a cliff after his city was defeated by the Emperor of China.

Dragon boat races are held to remember searching for Qu Yuan. Special rice dumplings are a popular food.
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