Mastering Chinese Poetry: Enjoy beauty of lotus when "Duanwu" comes
June 14 marks Dragon Boat Festival, also known as Duanwu Festival, in China. Every time we talk about Duanwu, the name "Qu Yuan" comes up, as the festival is known to commemorate the death of one of the greatest poets in Chinese history. But do you know the meaning of "Duanwu" in Chinese? ? In this episode of Mastering Chinese poetry, we go over the following poem to take a look at the mid-summer scenery in China.