Dragon Boat Festival--one of the four traditional festivals in China
June 6, 2019
Dragon Boat Festival(duan, which originated in China, was originally a festival for ancestors of ancient times to sacrifice Dragon ancestors on the auspicious day of "dragon ascending to heaven". It is said that Quyuan, a poet of the State of Chu in the Warring States Period, committed suicide by jumping on the Miluo River at the Dragon Boat Festival. Later, people also took the Dragon Boat Festival as a festival to commemorate Quyuan, and there were also statements in memory of Wu Zixu, Cao E and Jie Zitui. Generally speaking, the Dragon Boat Festival originated from the dragon totem sacrifices of the ancestors of Wu and Yue in the South. It was injected into the summer season of "dispelling diseases and preventing epidemics". The Dragon Boat Festival was regarded as a "bad moon" from the north. It commemorated the memorial contents of historical figures such as Quyuan, and finally formed the cultural connotation of today's Dragon Boat Festival.
Dragon Boat Festival and the Spring Festival, the Qingming Festival and the Mid-Autumn Festival are also known as the four traditional Chinese folk festivals. 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 listed it in the first batch of national intangible cultural heritage list; since 2008, it has been listed as a national statutory holiday. In September 2009, UNESCO formally approved its inclusion in the List of Representatives of Human Intangible Cultural Heritage, and the Dragon Boat Festival became China's first non-heritage festival in the world.
Dragon Boat Festival in Guangdong has been a festival of grandeur and festivity since ancient times. There are many customs of Dragon Boat Festival in Guangdong, such as picking dragon boats, eating dumplings, inserting wormwood, watching dragon boats, eating dragon boat rice, dragon's eye, worshiping gods and ancestors, praying for disaster relief, drawing noon water, gathering lunch, putting paper kites, washing herbs, soaking dragon boat water and so on. Cantonese people enjoy the Dragon Boat Festival, which is rich in customs. Southern river network is vertical and horizontal, and water sports have a long history. In order to adapt to the hot weather and summer season, Guangdong, which is located in the subtropical zone, took various measures to eliminate the summer heat in the "end of May" long ago, so as to prevent epidemics and keep fit for the whole people.
P.S. Here is also because of a custom - drinking yellow wine（Shaoxing wine), extending an ancient folk love story - White Snake Biography, any friends interested in Chinese culture can Google it.
Tomorrow is Dragon Boat Festival，so have a Official announcement--------------------------------------------------------------------
Company departments and respected customers:
Dragon Boat Festival holidays are approaching. First of all, we would like to extend our festival greetings to all staff in order to have a happy, peaceful and safe festival.
In light of the company's actual situation, the relevant matters concerning the Dragon Boat Festival holidays are now notified as follows: the holidays of the Dragon Boat Festival in 2019 will be from June 7 to 9 for a total of three days. Work on Monday, June 10.
If there is an emergency during the holidays, please contact our staff on duty by mail or telephone.
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