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Beating the drum on Dragon Boat Festival

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 12 June, 2013, 8:48am
UPDATED : Thursday, 27 February, 2014, 2:16pm

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Also known as the Tuen Ng Festival in Hong Kong, today's Dragon Boat Festival takes place each year on the fifth day of the fifth lunar month, and celebrates the legend of Qu Yuan during the Warring States Period. People observe the occasion by eating rice dumpings and racing dragon boats, which demands great strength, endurance and team work.

 

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