The Dragon Boat Festival is the fifth day of the fifth lunar month, also known as duanyang festival, noon festival, may festival and so on.The Dragon Boat Festival is one of China's national holidays.The Dragon Boat Festival originated in China. It was originally a festival for the Chinese people to ward off diseases and prevent epidemics.Later because of the poet qu yuan from the miluo river since his death, it has become a traditional Chinese festival to commemorate qu yuan;Some areas have also commemorated wu zixu, cao 'e and so on.
The Dragon Boat Festival, is Chinese two thousand years of tradition, because the region vast, many nationalities, with many stories, so not only produced many different section name, and also have different customs.Its contents mainly include: daughter's home, hung zhong kui image, ghost boat, hide the afternoon, paste wu ye fu, hang calamus, mugwort...
"Dumplings fragrant, fragrant kitchen.Absinthe leaves are fragrant and fragrant.Peach sticks were planted in the gate and the door was opened to look at the yellow wheat.Here is duanyang, there is duanyang, everywhere duanyang.This is a popular old folk song about the Dragon Boat Festival.Generally speaking, people all over the world have the same customs for the Dragon Boat Festival, and the Dragon Boat Festival eats zongzi.
The Dragon Boat Festival has been listed as a national holiday since 2008.In May 2006, the state council listed it on the first national intangible cultural heritage list.In September 2009, UNESCO formally considered and approved China's Dragon Boat Festival as one of the world's intangible cultural heritage, making it the first Chinese festival to be included in the world intangible heritage list.