Dragon Boat Festival and its tragic origins (Hello China #33)

The Dragon Boat Festival is an annual Chinese public holiday that commemorates the memory of an ancient patriot with boat races and glutinous rice.

Read more: http://gbtimes.com/life/dragon-boat-festival-and-its-tragic-ancient-origins

2016: Thursday, June 9
2017: Tuesday, May 30
2018: Monday, June 18
2019: Friday, June 7
2020: Thursday, June 25
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