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The dragon boat festival on the Hupeh-Hunan Plain, central China

GoМ€ran Aijmer

The dragon boat festival on the Hupeh-Hunan Plain, central China

a study in the ceremonialism of the transplantation of rice

by GoМ€ran Aijmer

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Published in Stockholm .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Yangyze Valley.
    • Subjects:
    • Dragon boat festival,
    • Rice -- Folklore.),
    • Yangyze Valley.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Goran Aijmer.
      SeriesStockholm. Ethnographical Museum of Sweden. Monograph series, publication, no. 9
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGT4883.A3 Y3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination135 p.
      Number of Pages135
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5968106M
      LC Control Number65068973
      OCLC/WorldCa2319150

      It is well-known that Dragon Boat Festival is on the fifth day of the fifth lunar month, when the weather is getting hotter and rainy in central China. On that day, the parents of newly married girls would send straw hats, fans, summer sleeping mats and other things to the son-in-laws to protect from heat and rain. But there are also other traditions and customs to celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival in China. Race Dragon Boat. Dragon Boat races are the most exciting part of the festival, common at the southern part of China, where has many lakes and rivers. The boat is in shaped of an open - mouth dragon, and brightly painted in red, yellow, white and black.

      Dragon Boat Festival, also called Duanwu or Tuen Ng Festival, is a traditional holiday observed annually over 2, years in China to commemorate Qu Yuan ( BC), an ancient Chinese patriotic Do People Celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival in China?Eating Dragon Boat Food — Zongzi It is a tradition for the C. During Dragon Boat Festival, Chinese put mugwort leaves and calamus on the doors or windows to repel insects, flies, fleas and moths from the house. Those leaves have curative properties and can prevent an epidemic. Wearing scented sachets. On Dragon Boat Festival, children normally wear scented sachets to ward off evil.

      There are many competing explanations for Duanwu Jie, the Dragon Boat Festival, which falls on the fifth day of the fifth month of the Chinese lunar calendar—this year, May As one of the oldest festival in China, people like to row dragon boat and eat Zongzi to celebrate in Dragon Boat Festival from ancient times. In , Dragon Boat Festival is designated as a public holiday in China. In , Dragon Boat Festival was selected into world non-material cultural heritage list, and became the first festival selected.


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The dragon boat festival on the Hupeh-Hunan Plain, central China by GoМ€ran Aijmer Download PDF EPUB FB2

The dragon boat festival on the Hupeh-Hunan Plain, central China; a study in the ceremonialism of the transplantation of rice. The dragon boat festival on the Hupeh-Hunan plain, Central China: a study in the ceremonialism of the transplantation of riceCited by: 7.

Dragon Boat Festival on the Hupeh-Hunan Plain, Central China: A Study in the Ceremonialism of the Transplantation of Rice (Stockholm: Ethnographical Museum of Sweden, ). Essen tially all subsequent writing on the festival in both English and Chinese follows the lead of these scholars in interpreting the Duanwu festival and the races.

Ethnographical Museum of Sweden, Stockholm,Dragon boat festival on the Hupeh-Hunan Plain, Central China. Area: Central Government. Serial No.: X Declarer: Ministry of Culture. The 5th day of the 5th lunar month is the Duanwu Festival, or the Dragon Boat Festival, which is celebrated everywhere in China.

The festival dates back to about 2, years ago with a number of legends explaining its origin. The Dragon Boat Festival, also called the Duanwu Festival, is celebrated on the fifth day of the fifth month according to the Chinese calendar.

For thousands of years, the festival has been marked by eating zong zi (glutinous rice(糯米)wrapped to form a pyramid using bamboo or reed leaves) and racing dragon boats. The Dragon Boat Festival is also called Duanwu Festival, and is famous for both the Dragon Boat Races and an exiled poet Qu Yuan who committed suicide in the Pre-Qin Period.

There is a joke circulating the Web in China: “Karl Marx left us tons of inscrutable texts to rack our brains, and Qu Yuan gave us three days off.”. The Dragon Boat Festival is called Duan Wu Jie in Chinese.

Jie means festival. The most popular central China book of the origin of the festival is that it was derived from the commemoration of a great patriot poet, Qu Yuan. Dragon Boat Festival, also known as Duanwu Festival, is a traditional and important celebration in China.

Dragon Boat Festival falls on June 25 (Tursday). China will have 3 days of holiday from Thursday (June 25) to Saturday (June 27), and we will be back at work on Sunday, June Dragon boat racing is usually held to commemorate Cao E in Zhejiang Province during the Dragon Boat Festival.

Another popular legend about the Dragon Boat Festival is in memory of a young girl, Cao E (曹娥, –) who died trying to retrieve her father's body from a river in Zhejiang Province, central East China.

The Dragon Boat Festival is an annual Chinese public holiday that commemorates the memory of an ancient patriot with boat races and glutinous rice. The Dragon Boat Festival (traditional Chinese: 端午節; simplified Chinese: 端午节) is a traditional holiday originating in China, occurring near the summer festival now occurs on the 5th day of the 5th month of the traditional Chinese calendar, which is the source of the festival's alternative name, the Double Fifth Festival.

The Chinese calendar is lunisolar, so the date of. Dragon Boat Festival, also called Duanwu Festival, is a traditional holiday in China. Dragon boat racing and eating Zongzi are the central customs of the festival. In some regions in China, people also wear a perfume pouch, tie five-color silk thread and.

Today, the Dragon Boat Festival’s growing popularity around the world can be credited in large part to the growth of dragon boat racing as a sport.

History & Folklore When sharing the Dragon Boat Festival story with your kids, focus on the sacrifices made by Qu Yuan and the holiday’s place in China. The Dragon Boat Festival, or Tuen Ng Festival, is celebrated on the fifth day of the fifth lunar month to commemorate the death of Qu Yuan (– BC), a Chinese poet.

Each year, teams. When the Dragon Boat Festival is mentioned, [people still think] it’s about eating zongzi and racing dragon boats. I once saw the live dragon boat race in Fujian. It was fun and bustling. Everyone had a good time.

CNNGo: What are new Dragon Boat Festival customs. Li Ming: Sending good wishes to friends and family via text message.

Name: Wang Heng. The Dragon Boat Festival, also called the Duanwu Festival, is celebrated on the fifth day of the fifth month according to the Chinese calendar.

The Story of Dragon Boat Festival Chinese Dragon Boat Festival is one of the most ancient festivals, not only in China but also throughout the world, with a history of more than years.

Get to know all the customs, tradtions, origins and lengends of the Chinese traditional Dragon Boat Festival, or Duanwu Festival, the latest news, photos and information on the festival from.

Dragon Boat Festival in mid-summer, when Canglong rises to the mid-south sky, is the day when the Dragon flies into the sky, so it is called the Dragon Festival.

At the Dragon Boat Festival, the main spark of Canglong (Antarctica 2) hangs high in the middle of the south, and the Dragon. To learn more about Dragon Boat festival, you need to know the story of the beloved patriotic poet and a minister, Qu Yuan 屈原 in the Warring States ( BC) of ancient China.

Qu Yuan was loved by his fellow citizens but he was alienated by the emperor and then was in exile. Originated in China, the Dragon Boat Festival was original the holiday to ease the diseases and prevent epidemic. Before the Spring and Autumn Period ( - BC), in Wu and Yue States, it has the custom of sacrificing the tribal totem by dragon boat racing on .The Dragon Boat Festival or "Duan Wu" or "Duan Yang" (meaning the "Upright Sun" or "Double Fifth" in Chinese) is one of the major Chinese festivals officially celebrated in China on the fifth day of the fifth month of the Chinese lunar calendar.

Dragon Boat Races Celebrate China's Ancient Past | National Geographic got its English-language name—the Dragon Boat Festival. Around the fifth day of .