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Teaching Dragon Boat Festival

Dragon Boat Festival

For more than 2,000 years, the Dragon Boat Festival has been celebrated in China. On the fifth day of the fifth lunar month — a date in our solar calendar that corresponds approximately to early April — the Chinese hold a boat race to commemorate Qu Yuan. QuYuan served as the Vice Minister of the ancient kingdom of Chu. He won fame for choosing death as a way to show his dislike of the rival state of Qin to the northwest.

Li He
Cricket Media


What does the Dragon Boat Festival say about how the Chinese view the love of their country?


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