The Dragon Boat Festival, also known as the Dragon Boat Festival, the Dragon Boat Festival, and the Tianzhong Festival, originates from the worship of natural celestial phenomena.
It evolved from the dragon sacrifice in ancient times. In the midsummer Dragon Boat Festival, the Canglong Qi Su soaring to the south of the sky,
It is in the most “center” position of the year, and its origin covers ancient astrological culture,
Humanistic philosophy and other aspects contain profound and rich cultural connotations.
In the inheritance and development, a variety of folk customs are integrated, and the festival content is rich.
Dragon Boat Riding (Stealing Dragon Boat) and eating rice dumplings are the two customs of the Dragon Boat Festival.
These two rituals have been passed down in China since ancient times, and they continue to this day.
The Dragon Boat Festival was originally a festival created by ancient ancestors to worship the dragon ancestors and pray for blessings and ward off evil spirits.
According to legend, Qu Yuan, a poet of Chu State during the Warring States Period, committed suicide by jumping on the Miluo River on May 5.
Later, people also regarded the Dragon Boat Festival as a festival to commemorate Qu Yuan;
There are also sayings to commemorate Wu Zixu, Cao E, and Jie Zitui. In general,
The Dragon Boat Festival originated from the ancient ancestors choosing “flying dragons in the sky” auspicious days to worship the dragon ancestors, pray for blessings and ward off evil spirits.
Inject the summer season “elimination and epidemic prevention” fashion;
Regarding the Dragon Boat Festival as the “evil moon and evil day” started in the northern central plains,
Attached will commemorate Qu Yuan and other historical figures.
The Dragon Boat Festival, the Spring Festival, the Ching Ming Festival, and the Mid-Autumn Festival are also known as China’s four traditional festivals.
The Dragon Boat Festival culture has a wide impact in the world,
Some countries and regions in the world also have activities to celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival. In May 2006,
The State Council included it in the first batch of national intangible cultural heritage lists; since 2008,
It is listed as a national holiday. 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 China’s first festival to be selected as a world intangible cultural heritage.
Post time: Jun-15-2021