People celebrate Dragon Boat Festival in Linyi

临报融媒 2024-06-07 阅读次数: 4841

Dragon Boat Festival, or Duanwu, which falls on June 10 this year, is celebrated on the fifth day of the fifth month of the lunar calendar. It is one of the oldest festivals, not only in China but also throughout the world, with a history of more than 2,000 years. In 2006, the traditional festival was listed as part of China's national intangible cultural heritage. In 2008, it was recognized as a public holiday in the Chinese mainland.

​Colorful activities were held in Linyi to celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival.

​A craftswoman makes scented sachets for the upcoming Dragon Boat Festival in Linyi, Shandong province on June 6.

People take part in dragon boat races to celebrate Dragon Boat Festival in in Linyi, Shandong province on June 1.

Staff members make Zongzi, a traditional Chinese food to mark the Dragon Boat Festival, at a food factory in Linyi, east China's Shandong Province, June 6.

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