Dragon Boat Festival

Dragon Boat Festival

The Chinese holiday “Duānwǔ Jié” is often called the Dragon Boat Festival, but the name means “Festival of the 5th day of the 5th month”. You can read a little about the history and customs this festival on this website. The two most popular activities on Duānwǔ Jié are: watching dragon boat races and eating zongzi. Zongzi is a sticky rice treat wrapped in bamboo leaf with delicious treats inside.

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PinyinChineseEnglish
Zài duānwǔ jié de shíhòu zhōngguó rén zuò shénme?在端午节的时候中国人做什么?What do chinese people do on Dragon Boat Festival?
Tāmen kàn sài lóngchuán hé chī zòngzi他们看赛龙船和吃粽子!The watch dragon boat races and eat zongzi.

 

New Words

PinyinEnglish
Zàiat
端午节duānwǔ jiéDragon Boat Festival
的时候de shíhòuduring
中国人zhōngguó rénChinese people
做什么zuò shénmedo what
他们Tāmenthey
kànwatch
sàievent
龙船lóngchuándragon boat
and
chīeat
粽子zòngzizongzi
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