Celebrating Dragon Boat Festival: Traditional Foods and Their Significance

zongzi rice dumplings served on a baomboo plate with bamboo leaves in the background

The Duanwu Festival, aka the Dragon Boat Festival, is a pan-Asian holiday marked by a patriotic legend surrounding themes of sacrifice and community bonds. While more people celebrate the festival (complete with dragon boat races) in China than anywhere else, it carries special significance to Asian peoples throughout Southeast Asia as well. As you might […]