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Dragon Boat Festival Video Posted by on Jun 20, 2015 in Uncategorized

Dragon Boat Festival

Dragon Boat Festival

Today marks the traditional Dragon Boat Festival in China, which falls on the 5th day of the 5th month in the lunar calendar. Learn about the most important aspects of this traditional Chinese holiday in this short video:

端午节 – duān wǔ jié

Dragon Boat Festival

屈原 – qū yuán

Qu Yuan

粽子 – zòng zi

zongzi (rice dumplings)

雄黃酒 – xióng huáng jiǔ

realgar wine

龙舟赛 – lóng zhōu sài

dragon boat race


duān wǔ jié kuài lè

Happy Dragon Boat Festival

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Sasha is an English teacher, writer, photographer, and videographer from the great state of Michigan. Upon graduating from Michigan State University, he moved to China and spent 5+ years living, working, studying, and traveling there. He also studied Indonesian Language & Culture in Bali for a year. He and his wife run the travel blog Grateful Gypsies, and they're currently trying the digital nomad lifestyle across Latin America.

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