Presentation on theme: "By:Savannah yu. How did the dragon boat festival start? Different stories Chu Yuan drowned Poet and hero Fifth day of fifth lunar month Bamboo leaves."— Presentation transcript:
How did the dragon boat festival start? Different stories Chu Yuan drowned Poet and hero Fifth day of fifth lunar month Bamboo leaves filled with rice Boats on water to rescue
The dragon boat festival involves many exciting things Drinking Healthy herbs on doors Displaying of evils enemy Stand egg on its end at 12:00 Boats races Eat tzungtzu, rice dumplings
What do dragon boats look like? Brightly painted Called canoes Ranging anywere from 40 to 100 feet Head shaped like opened mouth dragon End with scaly tale Up to 80 rowers Must be brought to life Painting eyes in sacred ceremony
What people eat during the dragon boat festival Rice ball with meat Egg Beans Dates Fruit Sweet potato Walnuts mushrooms
Why we selebrate the dragon boat festival Drive of evil spirits Finding peace Pestilence Remind people to take care of heath
Customs practiced during the dragon boat festival Dragon boat races Drums or music Hang calamus and moxa on front door Pasting up pictures of Chung kuei Giving sachets Drinking hsiung hu
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