Dragon Boat Festival celebrated in Hubei

Source: hubei.gov.cn

The Dragon Boat Festival, also known as Duanwu, is celebrated annually on the fifth day of the fifth month of the Chinese lunar calendar, which falls on June 20 this year.

  • Dragon Boat Festival celebrated in Hubei

    Dragon Boat Festival celebrated in Hubei

  • Dragon Boat Festival celebrated in Hubei

    Dragon Boat Festival celebrated in Hubei

  • Dragon Boat Festival celebrated in Hubei

    Dragon Boat Festival celebrated in Hubei

  • Dragon Boat Festival celebrated in Hubei

    Dragon Boat Festival celebrated in Hubei

  • Dragon Boat Festival celebrated in Hubei

    Dragon Boat Festival celebrated in Hubei

  • Dragon Boat Festival celebrated in Hubei

    Dragon Boat Festival celebrated in Hubei

  • Dragon Boat Festival celebrated in Hubei

    Dragon Boat Festival celebrated in Hubei

  • Dragon Boat Festival celebrated in Hubei

    Dragon Boat Festival celebrated in Hubei

  • Dragon Boat Festival celebrated in Hubei

    Dragon Boat Festival celebrated in Hubei

  • Dragon Boat Festival celebrated in Hubei

    Dragon Boat Festival celebrated in Hubei

  • Dragon Boat Festival celebrated in Hubei

    Dragon Boat Festival celebrated in Hubei

  • Dragon Boat Festival celebrated in Hubei

    Dragon Boat Festival celebrated in Hubei

  • Dragon Boat Festival celebrated in Hubei

    Dragon Boat Festival celebrated in Hubei

  • Dragon Boat Festival celebrated in Hubei

    Dragon Boat Festival celebrated in Hubei

  • Dragon Boat Festival celebrated in Hubei

    Dragon Boat Festival celebrated in Hubei

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The Dragon Boat Festival, also known as Duanwu, is celebrated annually on the fifth day of the fifth month of the Chinese lunar calendar, which falls on June 20 this year.

Photo 1-2: Students read classic poetry to commemorate Qu Yuan, a patriotic poet and minister of the ancient state of Chu during the Warring States Period (475B.C.-221B.C.) in the Chinese history, to mark the Dragon Boat Festival, in Zigui, central China’s Hubei Province, June 20, 2015.

Photo 3-4: People take part in a contest of making Zongzi, a glutinous rice dumpling wrapped in bamboo or reed leaves, to mark the Dragon Boat Festival, in Zigui, central China’s Hubei Province, June 20, 2015.

Photo 5-6: People take part in a dragon boat game to mark the Dragon Boat Festival, in Zigui, central China’s Hubei Province, June 20, 2015.

Photo 7: Children perform to mark the Dragon Boat Festival, in Zigui, central China’s Hubei Province, June 20, 2015.

Photo 8: Actors perform a drum dance to mark the Dragon Boat Festival, in Zigui, central China’s Hubei Province, June 20, 2015.

Photo 9: Actors perform a lion dance to mark the Dragon Boat Festival, in Zigui, central China’s Hubei Province, June 20, 2015.

(Xinhua/Dan Hang etc.)

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