When it comes to Dragon Boat Festival, first reaction might be to commemorate Qu Yuan. Dragon boat races are all about finding him. Throw zongzi to prevent fish from eating it. , Jie Zitui, Chen Lin, Ma Yuan is relatively small, etc. From Dragon Boat Festival book, it is also necessary to understand past and present of traditional festival through book.
The Unknown Side of Dragon Boat Festival
The Dragon Boat Festival is also called May 5th, also known as Uyuewu Day. In May, Yang energy is extremely strong and pure Yang is used for things. It is longest day of year in eyes of ancients. This season is Dragon Boat Festival. It also has a great significance. The Dragon Boat Festival is not only about eating zongzi and dragon boat racing, ancient festival is very grand, majestic and complete. The Dragon Boat Festival is a day of fire, as well as a day when yin and yang change throughout year. The ancients also invented many accessories to ward off evil spirits and avoid poisons. Representatives are peach tree and magical amulets. In addition, Dragon Boat Festival has its own special festive costumes - five poisons and extreme clothing. In addition to donating clothes, there are also fans. The earliest meal is not rice dumplings, but a bowl of owl soup, as well as realgar wine and salty duck eggs, osmanthus white sugar, etc., there are many unknown sides of Dragon Boat Festival.
The Significance of Dragon Boat Festival in Modern Society
The author also summarizes significance of Dragon Boat Festival in modern society. The Dragon Boat Festival should be first and foremost a patriotic holiday, which is mission that every traditional festival must carry out. Tell a beautiful story at Dragon Boat Festival. Qu Yuan, read Qu Yuan's literary works, Praise Qu Yuan's good feelings is also a precious spiritual wealth left behind by Dragon Boat Festival, and at same time, it can also become a sporting event. Whether it is dragon boat race to south or horseback riding and archery in north, sports competitions should always be a hobby for participation of whole people; The Dragon Boat Festival should also be China's health festival. Hygiene must protect life. In ancient times, various methods were used. We used to pray for safety and avoid epidemics. Now we can use this to popularize various health knowledge more scientifically.
Pay attention to protection of festival cultural traditions
Among ancient Chinese festivals, Dragon Boat Festival is last to be included in list of "world intangible cultural heritage", but, unfortunately, it is Dragon Boat Festival held by South Korea. hold festivals about Dragon Boat Festival. Although form and meaning are not exactly same, but everyone knows that it definitely originated in our country. It is also a reminder that we should pay attention to protecting the cultural traditions of our festival, and not just pass on more one day off for people to remember. Therefore, this series of books about traditional holidays deserves promotion. If you are reading Dragon Boat Festival now, you should also read Mid-Autumn Festival soon.