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Overseas students experience Dragon Boat Festival customs

Updated : 2021-06-11 (chinadaily.com.cn)


A Zhoushan native teaches overseas students how to making zongzi. [Photo/zhoushan.cn]

More than 10 overseas students in Zhoushan learned about Dragon Boat Festival customs on June 10, local media reported.

During the activity, the students tried their hands at tying five-color silk threads and making zongzi, or glutinous rice dumplings, the traditional snack consumed during the festival, which falls on June 14 this year.

The students later distributed the zongzi they made to local sanitation workers.


An overseas student shows off his self-made zongzi. [Photo/zhoushan.cn]


A Zhoushan native helps an overseas student wear a cinnabar mole on his forehead. [Photo/zhoushan.cn]


Overseas students present gifts, including their self-made zongzi, to sanitation workers in Zhoushan. [Photo/zhoushan.cn]