Our people to commemorate the great patriotic poet Qu Yuan, an annual Lunar New Year Dragon Boat Festival in May every fifth day, the custom spread to the DPRK, Japan, Myanmar, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia and other countries.
Qu Yuan in the long journey of exile, the spirit and life suffered devastation and suffering is imagined. One day he is Singing River, encountered a fishing hermit, hermit to see him looking haggard haggard, advised him "Do not rigidly stick to", "easy-going number", and the bigwigs were in cahoots. Yuan said: "I would rather go to Xiang River flows buried in the belly of the fish; security can Haohao of white, and almost dust mask secular?" Year seven to eight tests, was the capital of Chu Chi broken, the spirit of the poet has been a great blow, seeing the difficulty of breaking the country, but can not use his power, he was so frightened that in extreme disappointment and pain, the poet came to the east of the Yangtze River Miluo, bouldering and drowned. He died about sixty years old, it is the Lunar May tenth.