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Overseas students celebrate Dragon Boat Festival in Zhoushan

Updated : 2022-06-06 (chinadaily.com.cn)

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Overseas students pose for a group photo after the activities on June 2. [Photo/zhoushan.cn]

Ten overseas students from Iran, India, South Korea other countries celebrated the Dragon Boat Festival in Zhoushan, East China's Zhejiang province on June 2.

During the activities, these overseas students tried to make scented sachets and incense coils according to ancient techniques.

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Overseas students make scented sachets with the incense made by themselves. [Photo/zhoushan.cn]

Linda from Nigeria showed great interest in the activities, saying that she has always been curious about dried herbs or flowers and that she had a great time.

Another overseas student Hayura from South Korea was excited about making an exquisite incense coil and noted that the natural fragrance was refreshing.

Weng Jianzhi, the inheritor of the incense making technique in Zhoushan, said that he was glad to teach overseas students to make incense and expects more traditional Chinese handicrafts will be well received by foreigners.