June 6 was a day for the locals living in Pushi Town (national historical and cultural town), Luxi County to go to a fair. It was also their busiest occasion when a dragon boat race was held on the Yuanjiang River.
May 30 was the Duanwu Festival (Dragon Boat Festival) in 2017. A fireworks show themed “Song of the Youth” was held on that evening to celebrate the festival. The 20-minute show amazed numerous visitors.
A “Duck-scrambling” Contest was held on the Tuojiang River in Fenghuang Ancient Town on May 30, 2017.
On May 29, 2017, the second day of the 3-day Dragon Boat Festival holiday, dragon boat race players are competing on the Fuyuan Road Bridge section of the Xiangjiang River, Changsha City.
Flowers of all sorts are in full bloom at Hunan Forest Botanical Garden in May. On the occasion of celebrating its founding anniversary held on May 31, it will offer free tickets to the public.
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Drinking Realgar Wine
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Traveling in Miraculous Central Hunan
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Dragon Boat Festival in Shiyan Lake
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