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Dragon Boat festival celebrated in HZ

Jun 12, 2024


The Dragon Boat Festival has a surprising custom of “shooting the five poisons,” namely shooting scorpions, snakes, centipedes, geckos, and toads. Chinese people believe that shooting representations of the “five poisons” in various forms of games may ward off evil spirits and ensure well-being in the upcoming year! Laura from the UK found this custom to be the most impressive. Let’s see her thoughts on celebrating the festival with the locals in Hangzhou!

Source: Hangzhoufeel

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