Heads up! We’re working hard to be accurate – but these are unusual times, so please always check before heading out.
The annual Dragon Boat Festival is upon us, which means that we’re gearing up our stomachs for a healthy amount of zhong (glutinous rice wrapped in bamboo leaves, a traditional holiday delicacy) and praying that the typhoon season will have mercy on the exciting dragon boat races and rowdy festivities. While many of us celebrate the holiday year after year, there are many little known details and stories about the festival and how it came to be. Here are 10 fun facts that might surprise you about the Dragon Boat Festival. By Mabel Lui and Kaitlyn Lai
RECOMMENDED: Keen to learn more about traditional Chinese festivals in Hong Kong? Check out this guide here!