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The Duanwu Festival

The Duanwu Festival

People living in Taiwan will have a day of rest on the Duanwu Festival, aka Dragon Boat Festival, on the 5th day of the 5th lunar month. So what’s so special about Duanwu that makes it a national holiday in Taiwan? An anecdote is in order. In the Warring States Period of the Zhou Dynasty … Continue reading