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The Dragon Boat Festival Part 1: 4 Activities To Do

The Dragon Boat Festival or Duanwu Festival, 端午节 Duānwǔjié is today, Saturday the 20th June (2015)! Each year, this festival is celebrated on the 5th day of the 5th month of the lunar calendar, which falls on a different day every year. Read through to know the 4 things to do during this Festival!

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Chinese culture Vocabulary

Dragon Boat Festival! 端午节快乐!

Today is 端午节(duān wǔ jié), the Dragon Boat Festival! Time to race in dragon-shaped boats, eat delicious rice balls, called 粽子 (Zòngzi) filled with various tasty fillings and discover the many other customs associated with this holiday, such as balancing eggs to bring yourself good luck for the coming year! Let us tell you all about it!