Most people celebrate Dragon boat festival by
eating Zongzi, which is a pyramid shaped package of sticky rice and
pork wrapped in leaves.
Since 2004 officially allowed again.
Stopped for 10 years because of internal fightings durring the race.
Every boat belongs to a village in former times.
The boats will be build only by skilled craftsman
and the cost is around 10.000 RMB for one. The length of a boat is
18 meters and 1,2 meters in width. 36 persons are in one boat.
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