Posts Tagged ‘Happy Dragon Boat Festival’

Celebrating True Patriotism: Happy Dragon Day!

Dragon Boad Festival

It is said that the dragon boat festival started more than 2,000 years ago on the banks of rivers that gushed through the valleys of southern China. The festival was celebrated to ensure soil fertility and healthy, abundant crops. The most acclaimed deities of Chinese culture, the dragons were worshiped in order to avert misfortune and cause good rainfall. The dragons in Asia have traditionally been a symbol of water. They are said to rule the rivers and seas and dominate the clouds and rains. The Read more [...]