Dragon Boat Festival marked around China

Source: Xinhuanet| 2017-05-30 14:10:36|Editor: Tian Shaohui

A woman hangs mugwort leaves on the wall in Zigui County of central China's Hubei Province, May 27, 2017. People in Zigui, hometown of Qu Yuan, celebrate the upcoming Chinese traditional Duanwu Festival, or Dragon Boat Festival, which falls on May 30 this year. Duanwu Festival is to commemorate Qu Yuan, a patriotic poet and minister of the ancient state of Chu during the Warring States Period in the Chinese history, who drowned himself before his state fell to the invasion of the enemy. (Xinhua/Xiong Qi)

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