Every year on the Dragon Boat Festival, I will think of the childrens songs I learned when I was a child: peach red, apricot yellow, the fifth day of May is the Dragon Boat Festival. Zongzi fragrance, package five grains, peel a zongzi wrapped with sugar, happy life of ten thousand years. . The Dragon Boat Festival, also known as the Double Ninth Festival, is mainly about the origin of the festival in memory of Qu Yuan, a great national poet in history; some say that this day is the death of Wu Zixu; some say it is to commemorate Caoe, the filial daughter of the Eastern Han Dynasty, who rescued her father and died in the river, or in memory of Qiu Jin, a modern revolutionary poetess.
My mother also told me: Dragon Boat Festival is the fifth day of May, many customs are also associated with the number of Five . Red, yellow, blue, white and black silk thread is used to tie childrens necks, wrists or feet, which is called long life thread; each family should insert five ends: cattail, wormwood, pomegranate flower, garlic, Dragon Boat flower; southern Dragon Boat Festival will eat five yellow: yellow croaker, cucumber, salted duck egg yolk, realgar wine, and rice dumplings wrapped with soybean petals; however, modern people celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival mainly by eating zongzi and holding one Some big celebrations. At present, the Dragon Boat Festival has been designated as a national legal holiday, which also attaches importance to traditional culture. China has a long history of 5000 years and splendid culture. You should know more about it and carry it forward. After listening to my mothers words, I think the Dragon Boat Festival is really an ancient and mysterious Festival!