Tag: Local

Quyuan’s hometown: the eldest daughter returns to her mother’s home after the Dragon Boat Festival

The local villagers pasted the dragon boat festival couplet and hung wormwood in front of their doors. Photo by Nie Shuang

Tourists experience the folk custom of carrying sedan chairs in the local area. Photographed by zhengjiayu

Tourists experience rice transplanting in the fields under the guidance of local villagers. Photographed by zhengjiayu

Tourists and villagers sit around and make zongzi. Photo by Nie Shuang

Tourists can experience the local folk customs such as sliding pole and sedan chair. Photo by Nie Shuang

On June 11, the immersive experience of the Dragon Boat Festival custom of Quyuan’s hometown “daughter returning to her mother’s home” was held in Shizhu village, Jiuwanxi Town, Zigui County, Hubei Province. Folk activities such as making zongzi, dancing dragon and lion, and sitting in a sedan chair attracted many local married daughters and foreign tourists. Zigui is the hometown of Quyuan. The custom of commemorating Quyuan on the local Dragon Boat Festival has been going on for many years. The Dragon Boat Festival is celebrated three times a year, which is even more grand than the Spring Festival. There is a saying that “the eldest daughter returns to her mother’s home after the Dragon Boat Festival”. According to local customs, the daughter and son-in-law will take their children back to their parents’ home to celebrate the “Big Dragon Boat Festival” before the 15th day of the fifth lunar month.


The Central Meteorological Observatory upgraded the rainstorm warning and issued the rainstorm yellow warning for the first time this year

The Central Meteorological Observatory issued a yellow rainstorm warning at 18:00 on May 10:it is expected that from 20:00 on May 10 to 20:00 on May 11, there will be heavy to rainstorm in some areas of Western and southern Guangxi, most of Guangdong, Southeast Jiangxi, most of Fujian, Central Guizhou, Southeast Yunnan and Western Sichuan basin. Among them, there will be heavy rainstorm in some areas of central and western Guangdong, northeast and southwest Fujian.


Heilongjiang has added 25 + 7 local cities, all of which are in Harbin

From 0:00 to 24:00 on April 26, 2022, there were 25 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Heilongjiang Province and 7 newly asymptomatic infections in Heilongjiang Province, all of which were found by nucleic acid detection during centralized isolation and control or active screening of key populations.


Cold air affects local heavy rain or rainstorm in central and Western China, western South China and other places

Beijing, April 15 (Xinhua) affected by the cold air, there will be light to moderate rain, local heavy rain or rainstorm in the east of Northwest China, Southwest China, Jianghan, the middle and west of Jiangnan and the west of South China from April 15 to 17, according to the website of the Central Meteorological Observatory; The average temperature in some of the above areas will drop by about 4 ~ 6 ℃ and above 8 ℃ locally; There will be 4 ~ 5 northerly winds in the north, and gusts can reach 6 ~ 8.