Items Knowledge: Dragon Boat Festival items

(Left)Item Real Name: Dragon Boat (Chinese: 龍舟/龍船, Mandarin Pinyin: Long Zhōu/ Lóng Chuán)
YoVille Item Name: Dragon Boat (came form Chinese New Year 2010)
Store Price: $9 YoCash
Released Date: Feb 2010

(Middle)Product Item Name: Sticky Rice (Chinese: 粽子, Mandarin Pinyin: Zong Zi)
YoVille Item Name: Sticky Rice (came form Chinese New Year 2010)
Store Price: $0 free gift sending
Released Date: Feb 2010

Video Instruction How to make Zong Zi:


(Right)Item Real Name: Dragon Boat Drums (Chinese:龍舟鼓, Mandarin Pinyin: Long Zhōu Gu)
YoVille Item Name: Hawaiian Puniu Drum (came form Hawaii Furnture at Hawaiian Wedding)
Store Price: $999 YoCoins
Released Date: May 2011

P.S.: YoVille always released the similar items in different theme, if you observe closely, you will get more fun in YoVille!


Duanwu Festival/Fifth Moon Festival (Chinese: 端午節/五月節, Mandarin Pinyin: Duānwǔ Jié/Wu Yue Jié), also known as Dragon Boat Festival is a traditional and statutory holiday on the 5th day of the 5th lunar month associated with Chinese and other East Asian and Southeast Asian societies as well. It is a public holiday in mainland China (since 2008), where it is known by the Mandarin name Duānwǔ Jié, and in Taiwan, as well as in Hong Kong and Macau, where it is known by the Cantonese name Tuen Ng Jit. The festival is also celebrated in countries with significant Chinese populations, such as in Singapore and Malaysia. Equivalent and related festivals outside Chinese-speaking societies include the Kodomo no hi in Japan, Dano in Korea, and Tết Đoan Ngọ in Vietnam.

The Dragon Boat Festival, also called Double Fifth Festival, is celebrated on the fifth day of the fifth moon of the lunar calendar. It is one of the most important Chinese festivals, the other two being the Autumn Moon Festival and Chinese New Year.

The origin of this summer festival centers around a scholarly government official named Chu Yuan. He was a good and respected man, but because of the misdeeds of jealous rivals he eventually fell into disfavor in the emperor’s court. Unable to regain the respect of the emperor, in his sorrow Chu Yuan threw himself into the Mi Low river. Because of their admiration for Chu Yuan, the local people living adjacent to the Mi Lo River rushed into their boats to search for him while throwing rice into the waters to appease the river dragons.

Although they were unable to find Chu Yuan, their efforts are still commemorated today during the Dragon Boat Festival.

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