The Dragon Boat Festival, one of China's four traditional festivals, is a large folk festival that integrates praying for blessings, festivities, entertainment, and food. In the short holiday, many people have planned in advance for family and friends gatherings, outings, or staying at home to have a good rest. However, Amte plans to give each employee warm benefits and thank all employees for their hard work.
Sent to Zongzi, I wish everyone: "Zongzi" with diligence and success; Prosperous "Zong" with success; Life is comfortable and "Zong" with good luck; Everything is worry-free and "Zong" with good luck.
The Dragon Boat Festival is the fifth day of the fifth lunar month of the lunar calendar. It is also known as the Dragon Boat Festival, the May Festival, and the Fifth Day... Before the Spring and Autumn Period, the Dragon Boat Festival is a festival for curing diseases and preventing epidemics. Later, the patriotic poet Qu Yuan died on this day. It evolved into a festival where the people commemorated Qu Yuan and cherished the noble feelings of the Chinese nation. It has been inherited to this day, and Qu Yuan's reputation has been known forever, and the patriotic spirit has also spread to all parts of China. There are exceptions. The Dragon Boat Festival in the Dongwu area has always not commemorated Qu Yuan, but Wu Zixu who was thrown into the river on May 5th. The custom of dragon boat races and tribal totem sacrifices in Wuyue area is much earlier than the spring and autumn. . On the Dragon Boat Festival, there are customs of eating zongzi, racing dragon boats, hanging calamus, wormwood, wormwood, smoked atractylodes, angelica, and drinking realgar wine. "Dragon Boat Festival" is one of the national statutory holidays and is included in the World Intangible Cultural Heritage List.
Customs of Dragon Boat Festival
1. Eat rice dumplings
Eating rice dumplings at the Dragon Boat Festival is a traditional custom of the Chinese nation since ancient times. The main ingredients of zong are rice, fillings and rue leaves (or kana leaves), etc., and there are many kinds of patterns. Due to the different eating habits in various places, the rice dumplings have formed a north-south flavor; from the perspective of taste, there are two types of rice dumplings, salty rice dumplings and sweet rice dumplings. The custom of eating rice dumplings during the Dragon Boat Festival has prevailed in China for thousands of years. It has become one of the most influential and widely covered folk eating customs of the Chinese nation, and it has spread to North Korea, Japan, and Southeast Asian countries.
2. Dragon boating
Dragon boating has a long history and has been handed down since ancient times. It is a traditional Chinese folk water sports and entertainment project. It is mostly held on festive festivals and is a group rowing competition for many people. After being spread abroad, it was deeply loved by people from all over the world and formed an international competition. In Zigui, Qu Yuan's hometown in Hubei, there are also rituals to worship Qu Yuan.
3. Hanging wormwood
The folk proverb says: "Put the willows in the Qingming Festival, and cut the Ai for the Dragon Boat Festival." The Dragon Boat Festival is midsummer and is the season for skin diseases. On the Dragon Boat Festival, people sweep the courtyard, hang wormwood, calamus, sprinkle realgar water, drink realgar wine, turbid and remove rot, sterilize and prevent diseases. Although this is the fine tradition of the Chinese nation, it has a good medical basis. These activities also reflect the wisdom and wisdom of our ancestors.