Dragon Boat Festival
端午节 duān wŭ jié
Dragon Boat Festival, also called Duanwu or Tuen Ng Festival, is a traditional holiday observed annually over 2,000 years in China to commemorate Qu Yuan (340-278 BC), an ancient Chinese patriotic poet. Originated from south China, Dragon Boat Festival enjoys higher popularity in southern areas, such as Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Guangdong and Fujian Provinces.
Chinese: 端午节 - duān wǔ jié
Date: 5th day of 5th lunar May, it falls May 30 in year 2017
Traditions: eating Zongzi (sticky rice dumplings) and dragon boat race
sài lóng zhōu
赛 龙 舟