Chinese Duanwu Festival (or Dragon Boat Festival) has been emphasized by the Chinese government as one of the traditional holidays and the citizen will be given one-day off.

Two major activities will be: Dragon Boat races and eating of zongzi (pyramid-shaped rice wrapped in reed or bamboo leaves).

Come and learn the history and story of this festival and also wrap your own zongzi, the glutinous rice pudding with the ingredients such as beans, lotus seeds, chestnuts, pork fat and the golden yolk of a salted duck egg, etc.

Venue: China Culture Center, Chaoyang District, Beijing, China.