Dragon Boat Festival marked in Zhejiang
                     English.news.cn | 2014-05-31 19:54:29 | Editor: Mengjie

The Dragon Boat Festival, which falls on June 2 this year, is believed to be designed to commemorate the death of Qu Yuan, a patriot poet during the Warring State Period (475-221 BC).

Residents from Taiwan make Zongzi, a pyramid-shaped dumpling made of glutinous rice wrapped in bamboo or reed leaves, at a celebration of the coming Dragon Boat Festival in Jiaxing, east China's Zhejiang Province, May 31, 2014. The Dragon Boat Festival, which falls on June 2 this year, is believed to be designed to commemorate the death of Qu Yuan, a patriot poet during the Warring State Period (475-221 BC). (Xinhua/Xu Yu)

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