Colorful Dragon Boats during the 8th Yingbin rowing contest in Hainan Province on Wednesday. Every year the Duanwu Festival is celebrated throughout China with activities which include boat races and eating rice dumplings.
Chinese families gathering by the lake to put candlelit lotus in the water to wish for Happiness during Duanwu Festival otherwise known as Dragon Boat Festival.
On the 09 June, 2008 I wrote more here about the Duan Wu Jie Festival
More here Duan Wu Jie--Dragon Boat & Dumpling Festival
Duan Wu Jie (Rice Dumpling Festival) and Qu Yuan
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Dragon Boat Racing to Celebrate Festival (Pictures) Via Sina.com