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The Orinal And Meaning Of China Traditional Dragon Boat Festival

Date: 2020-06-28        Clicks: 44

Orginal:The Dragon Boat Festival was originally a festival created by the ancestors of Wuyue in the south to worship the dragon ancestors and pray for blessings and disasters.

 According to legend, Chu Yuan poet Qu Yuan jumped to the Luo River on May 5 and committed suicide. Later, people also regarded the Dragon Boat Festival as a festival to commemorate Qu Yuan; 

there are also sayings to commemorate Wu Zixu, Cao E and Jie Zitui. In general, the Dragon Boat Festival originated from the ancient ancestors' choice of "flying dragons in the sky" to worship the dragon ancestors and pray for blessings and disasters. 

It was injected into the summer season "relief and epidemic prevention"; North Central Plains, attached to commemorate the commemorative content of Qu Yuan and other historical figures.


Senses:The Dragon Boat Festival, Spring Festival, Ching Ming Festival, and Mid-Autumn Festival are also known as the four traditional Chinese festivals. The Dragon Boat Festival culture has a wide influence in the world,

 and some countries and regions in the world also have activities to celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival. In May 2006, the State Council included it in the first batch of national intangible cultural heritage; since 2008,
 it has been listed as a national holiday. In September 2009, UNESCO formally approved its inclusion in the "List of Representative Works of Human Intangible Cultural Heritage", and the Dragon Boat Festival became 

China's first selected festival in the world


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