PHOTOS Dragon Boat Festival keeps the beast at bay


Dragon Boat Festival keeps the beast at bay

China Daily

08:32, June 14, 2021

Tourists and a local resident make zongzi, sticky rice dumplings, at a competition in Linyi, Shandong province, on Sunday, in celebration of the traditional Dragon Boat Festival, which falls on Monday. The festival comes on the fifth day of the fifth month of the lunar calendar. [Photo by Wang Yanbin/for China Daily]

Children learn to make sachets in celebration of the upcoming Dragon Boat Festival at a kindergarten in Huzhou, Zhejiang province, on June 9, 2021. The school organized activities including the making of sachets, tiger-head shoes and paper dragon boats to pass on festive traditions to the children. The festival falls on Monday. [Photo by Xu Binhua/For China Daily]

More than 2,000 adult males lift the dragon canoe in Shibing county, Guizhou province, on June 9, 2021. [Photo by Gan Ge for]

A zongzi making competition takes place at a village in Tongren, Southwest China's Guizhou province, on June 2, to celebrate the upcoming Dragon Boat Festival, which will fall on June 14. [Photo/VCG]

A resident stops at a stall selling reed leaves in Rangoon, Myanmar, on June 13, 2021. [Photo/Xinhua]

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