CULTURE Upcoming Dragon Boat Festival marked in hometown of Qu Yuan

CULTURE

Upcoming Dragon Boat Festival marked in hometown of Qu Yuan

Xinhua

14:40, June 12, 2021

People make sachets with mugwort to mark the upcoming Duanwu, or the Dragon Boat Festival in Zigui, central China's Hubei Province, June 11, 2021. Duanwu, or the Dragon Boat Festival, is traditionally celebrated on the fifth day of the fifth month on the Chinese lunar calendar in memory of the death of famous Chinese poet Qu Yuan from the Warring States Period (475-221 B.C.). Zigui County is regarded as the hometown of Qu Yuan. (Photos: Xinhua)

Aerial photo taken on June 11, 2021 shows the opening ceremony of a local cultural festival for the upcoming Duanwu, or the Dragon Boat Festival in Zigui, central China's Hubei Province. Duanwu, or the Dragon Boat Festival, is traditionally celebrated on the fifth day of the fifth month on the Chinese lunar calendar in memory of the death of famous Chinese poet Qu Yuan from the Warring States Period (475-221 B.C.). Zigui County is regarded as the hometown of Qu Yuan.

A woman walk in an alley with a bundle of mugwort in Zigui, central China's Hubei Province, June 11, 2021. Duanwu, or the Dragon Boat Festival, is traditionally celebrated on the fifth day of the fifth month on the Chinese lunar calendar in memory of the death of famous Chinese poet Qu Yuan from the Warring States Period (475-221 B.C.). Zigui County is regarded as the hometown of Qu Yuan.

Tourists walk in an alley in Zigui, central China's Hubei Province, June 11, 2021. Duanwu, or the Dragon Boat Festival, is traditionally celebrated on the fifth day of the fifth month on the Chinese lunar calendar in memory of the death of famous Chinese poet Qu Yuan from the Warring States Period (475-221 B.C.). Zigui County is regarded as the hometown of Qu Yuan.

A person makes Zongzi, a glutinous rice dumpling wrapped in bamboo or reed leaves, to mark the upcoming Duanwu, or the Dragon Boat Festival in Zigui, central China's Hubei Province, June 11, 2021. Duanwu, or the Dragon Boat Festival, is traditionally celebrated on the fifth day of the fifth month on the Chinese lunar calendar in memory of the death of famous Chinese poet Qu Yuan from the Warring States Period (475-221 B.C.). Zigui County is regarded as the hometown of Qu Yuan. (Xinhua/Xiao Yijiu)

A man makes dragon-boat-shaped handicrafts to mark the upcoming Duanwu, or the Dragon Boat Festival in Zigui, central China's Hubei Province, June 11, 2021. Duanwu, or the Dragon Boat Festival, is traditionally celebrated on the fifth day of the fifth month on the Chinese lunar calendar in memory of the death of famous Chinese poet Qu Yuan from the Warring States Period (475-221 B.C.). Zigui County is regarded as the hometown of Qu Yuan.

People make Zongzi, a glutinous rice dumpling wrapped in bamboo or reed leaves, to mark the upcoming Duanwu, or the Dragon Boat Festival in Zigui, central China's Hubei Province, June 11, 2021. Duanwu, or the Dragon Boat Festival, is traditionally celebrated on the fifth day of the fifth month on the Chinese lunar calendar in memory of the death of famous Chinese poet Qu Yuan from the Warring States Period (475-221 B.C.). Zigui County is regarded as the hometown of Qu Yuan.

A woman hangs a bundle of mugwort and other flowers on the front door to mark the upcoming Duanwu, or the Dragon Boat Festival in Zigui, central China's Hubei Province, June 11, 2021. Duanwu, or the Dragon Boat Festival, is traditionally celebrated on the fifth day of the fifth month on the Chinese lunar calendar in memory of the death of famous Chinese poet Qu Yuan from the Warring States Period (475-221 B.C.). Zigui County is regarded as the hometown of Qu Yuan.

Mugwort bundles are seen in Zigui, central China's Hubei Province, June 11, 2021. Duanwu, or the Dragon Boat Festival, is traditionally celebrated on the fifth day of the fifth month on the Chinese lunar calendar in memory of the death of famous Chinese poet Qu Yuan from the Warring States Period (475-221 B.C.). Zigui County is regarded as the hometown of Qu Yuan.

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