Five mid-May, the Dragon Boat Festival . On this day, our people hsiunghuang wine drinking habits, eating dumplings, dragon-boat race. This is to commemorate our great patriotic poet Qu Yuan of the festival.
Qu Yuan, who ping, the original word, and who was then himself, the word . From noble Chu, early adjuvant, did file only, doctor Fadu notable advocate, Ju-xian empowerment, innovation politics, East Alliance Qi, anti-West. Therefore, the aristocracy was vanilla, and Minister Jean Le calumniate office.
died, just succession, Qu Yuan was also SHANGGUAN vanilla and the frame is still large Shiffler, were deported to Hunan Yuan, Xiang River Basin, but his consistent love for the motherland. 278 BC, the Qin will be a break from the White Chu. Chu people of peril and suffering, pain Yuan. Chu not only unable to save his life and death, but also deeply shattered their own political ideals, about the year on the Fifth of May, he died for Jiang confused. On hearing this, local people had to save their boat and rice dumplings into the river, so that the body of Qu Yuan go. This is the Fifth in May to eat dumplings origin of the dragon-boat race.
Qu Yuan's life-long political career is sad, but he left a lot of good poems, such as "Lament," "Nine Songs," "Heaven", "chapters" and so on. In his masterpiece "Lisao" as an example: This is a total of 373 poem, 2490 words, is the classical literature of China's longest lyrics. "Lisao" Sino-American rhetoric, to imagine a rich, gorgeous literary grace, the magnificent spirit, shining through the ages is a masterpiece of romanticism.
Qu Yuan in the literary history of our country enjoys a high reputation, the impact on future generations is also very strong. Li Bai in the "River," said: "Peng Cheah Sun hanging." This means that future generations for his admiration of the works.