Dragon Boat Festival, also known as Duanyang Festival, Dragon Boat Festival, Chongwu Festival, Tianzhong Festival, etc., is a folk festival that integrates worshiping gods and ancestors, praying for blessings and warding off evil spirits, celebrating entertainment and eating. The Dragon Boat Festival originated from the worship of natural celestial phenomena and evolved from the sacrifice of dragons in ancient times. On the Midsummer Dragon Boat Festival, Canglong Qisu flew up to the center of the south, and was in the most “righteous” position throughout the year, just like the fifth line of “Book of Changes Qian Gua”: “The flying dragon is in the sky”. The Dragon Boat Festival is the auspicious day of “Flying Dragons in the Sky”, and the culture of dragons and dragon boats has always run through the inheritance history of the Dragon Boat Festival.


The origin of the Dragon Boat Festival covers ancient astrological culture, humanistic philosophy and other aspects, and contains profound and rich cultural connotations. In the inheritance and development, it is mixed with a variety of folk customs. Due to different regional cultures, there are customs and details in different places. difference.


The Dragon Boat Festival, the Spring Festival, the Qingming Festival and the Mid-Autumn Festival are known as the four traditional festivals in China. In September 2009, UNESCO officially approved it to be included in the “Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity”, and the Dragon Boat Festival became the first festival in China to be selected as a world intangible cultural heritage.

Post time: May-31-2022