Mention the Dragon Boat Festival, the first reaction is to eat dumplings, and more and more old customs are gradually forgotten. Duanwu festival is remembered by many dalian people as a festival full of color and fragrance. Compared with other traditional festivals, duanwu festival has different cultural connotations, and each custom has deep meaning. In fact, on the Dragon Boat Festival, dalian people have a lot of folk! Let's learn about the traditional customs of dalian people during the Dragon Boat Festival.
Dragon Boat Festival is a protected festival, more like the ancient children's day. The Dragon Boat Festival is different from other traditional festivals in the atmosphere of happiness and auspiciousness. For the fifth day of the fifth month is a poisonous month, and the noon of the fifth day is a poisonous day. Dragon Boat Festival is also called "may end". May is the beginning of the whole hot weather, five vipers began to active, these will give people especially to no scruples and no resistance to the children to bring disaster, so this day to focus on the children to eliminate disaster prevention. So the people have always paid attention to the Dragon Boat Festival, although do not emphasize the ritual of the festival, but the respect and awe of nature from the heart.
Happy Dragon Boat Festival
Multicolored rope: why the Dragon Boat Festival to tie multicolored rope, multicolored rope is not how fresh how to match, multicolored rope is divided into blue, white, red, black and yellow. In the past, green and blue were regarded as cyan, representing the east and the green dragon guarding the side, white referring to the west, representing the white tiger, red referring to the patron saint of the south, black referring to the xuanwu of the north, and yellow referring to the god of heaven. They protect children from disease and disaster.
Purse: when it comes to Dragon Boat Festival, small purse is an indispensable decoration. The shape of the purse has a lot of, there are zongzi type, ingot type, looking at simple actually inside the stuff also have a lot of attention. In the old days, the purse contained black beans, peach sticks, dried petals, Chinese herbs, and, importantly, cinnabar. Black beans, peach sticks and cinnabar are said to ward off evil, while dried petals and Chinese herbs repel mosquitoes. Old people believe that may is the season when all things grow and when diseases are prevalent.
Vegetables: chillies, calabash, eggplant and cucumber are also the main themes of decoration for the Dragon Boat Festival. Chillies mean red fire, calabash means good fortune, and eggplant and cucumber mean good health for children.
Mugwort and peach branches are hung at the door or window, mainly to prevent epidemics, get rid of insects and ants, and also to eliminate disasters and avoid disasters.
Horse monkey on the door: this is called the guard monkey, to protect the safety of the family.
Every custom is to protect the family, let's pray for our family together! Pray for children safe, healthy and healthy growth! Pray for your family's health and happiness! Tai yiming wishes everyone a happy Dragon Boat Festival!