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An Authentic Dragon Boat Festival in Qiandao Lake 2019-06-10

June is permeated with the fragrance of reed leaves that are used to wrap Zongzi, a glutinous rice dumpling wrapped with bamboo leaves and festive food for Dragon Boat Festival. In this refreshing time, take your kids to mountains and waters and experience historical folk customs and the charm of Dragon Boat Festival.


This Dragon Boat Festival, let's head to Hilton Hangzhou Qiandao Lake Resort where parents and children can travel back in time hand in hand and enjoy the charm of traditional customs.

 

Dragon Boat Colorful Painting

 

The ancient Dragon Boat Racing was practiced to pray for blessings, good weather for the crops and good luck in everything. This Dragon Festival, adults and children alike can experience sail in the sea of colors by painting colorful dragon boats in the Hilton Hangzhou Qiandao Lake Resort.

 

Here, set your imagination free with the paintbrush and let the dragon boat show its unique luster through painting. In addition, there will be a mini dragon boat race for children to experience the charm of the tradition in the competition.

 

Activity Time:
June 7 (Friday)
9:30-11:30 Dragon Boat Colorful Painting ¥20/person
16:00-17:00 Mini Dragon Boat Race  ¥15

 

Five-Colored Egg Bag Weaving

 

The five colors "blue, red, white, black and yellow" are considered auspicious colors in China. It is a tradition on Dragon Boat Festival in Jiangnan (regions south of the Yangtze River) to weave a small five-colored egg bag which will then be worn around the neck with eggs in it. This Dragon Boat Festival, let's weave your very own egg bag to experience the fascinating Chinese festival tradition.

 

Activity Time:
June 7 (Friday)
9:30-11:30 egg bag ¥20/person
9:30-11:30 five-colored thread ¥20/person

 

Eat Zongzi on the Dragon Boat Festival

 

The core part of Dragon Boat Festival traditions is savoring Zongzi. You may have tasted all kinds of Zongzi already and run out of options. Come to the Hilton Hangzhou Qiandao Lake Resort then where you can make your very own Zongzi which will surely give you a different taste.

 

Activity Time:
June 7 (Friday)
14:00-15:30 Make Zongzi ¥20
June 8 (Saturday)
14:00-15:30 Make Zongzi ¥20

 

Poetic Oil-Paper Umbrella

 

Being depicted in many poems and prose, the traditional oil-paper umbrellas and bamboo hats have gradually become poetic symbols. This time it is not about wandering alone along a solitary lane in the rain holding an oil-paper umbrella as depicted in the famous Chinese prose "A Lane in the Rain", but about adding unique colors to these poetic oil-paper umbrellas and bamboo hats with the paintbrush of inspiration and ingenuity.

 

Activity Time:
June 8 (Saturday)
9:30-11:30 Oil-Paper Umbrella or Bamboo Hat Painting ¥20/person

 

Wear A Satchel

 

During the Dragon Boat Festival, it's a common practice in China to hang Chinese mugwort on doors, which is believed to have the effect of driving away diseases and mosquitoes. Later, the Chinese began to put the plant inside a bag which will then be decorated with five-colored threads, and that is the formation of a satchel.

 

Activity Time:
June 9 (Sunday)
14:00-15:30 Wear A Satchel ¥20

 

During the Dragon Boat Festival, the hotel will also provide a variety of parent-child interactive activities for you to experience and unlock. Children will feel the charm of pottery together with parents and create their own ceramic works.

 

You can make a beautiful wish by letting a wish boat floating with the water flow on a starry night; feel the power of nature and breathe fresh air at the Happy Farm; and head to Huizhao Mountain to feel be surrounded by good fortune.


With mountain and water landscape and history, as well as the memory and culture of the old days, Hilton Hangzhou Qiandao Lake Resort is looking forward to celebrating the Dragon Boat Festival with you.

 

June 7 (Friday)

9:30-11:30 Dragon Boat Colorful Painting / Egg Bag ¥20/person
14:00-15:30 Make Zongzi / Handmade Walnuts ¥20
Ceramic Art Activity ¥25-128
16:00-17:00 Mini Dragon Boat Race ¥15
19:00-20:00 Wish Boat
9:00-16:00 Happy Farm ¥68/person
9:00-16:00 Pray at Huizhao Mountain ¥50/ person

 

June 8 (Saturday)

9:30-11:30 Oil-Pater Umbrella Painting/Bamboo Hat Painting ¥20/person
14:00-15:30 Wrap Zongzi/Handmade Walnuts ¥20
Ceramic Art Activity ¥25-128
16:00-17:00 Interesting Net Fishing ¥15
19:00-20:00 Jigsaw Puzzle
9:00-16:00 Happy Farm ¥68/person
9:00-16:00 Pray at Huizhao Mountain ¥50/person

 

June 9 (Sunday)

9:30-11:30 Five-Colored Thread / Kite Flying ¥20/person
14:00-15:30 Wear A Satchel ¥20
T-Shirt Painting ¥30
16:00-17:00 Little Archers ¥15
19:00-20:00 Teamwork
9:00-16:00 Happy Farm¥68/person
9:00-16:00 Pray at Huizhao Mountain ¥50/person

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