CULTURE China celebrates Dragon Boat Festival

CULTURE

China celebrates Dragon Boat Festival

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16:02, June 24, 2020

China’s Dragon Boat Festival falls on the fifth day of the fifth Chinese lunar month - June 25 this year. The festival is celebrated every year in China by eating rice dumplings, or Zongzi in Chinese, hanging artemisia on doors, and holding dragon boat races. (Photos: Xinhua; Compiled by Xu Zheqi)

Sixth-grade students learn to make sachets on June 23, in East China’s Zhejiang Province.

A volunteer made Zongzi (rice dumplings) with senior citizens at a nursing home on June 23, in East China’s Jiangxi Province.

Students learn with local residents how to make Zongzi on June 23, in East China’s Zhejiang Province.

Students learn with local residents how to make traditional cakes on June 23, in East China’s Zhejiang Province.

A dragon boat race on June 23, in East China’s Jiangsu Province.

Teachers teach their students how to make Zongzi on June 23, in East China’s Shandong Province.

Children and their parents work together to make Zongzi on June 23, in South China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.

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