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Joong/Zongzi

Joong/Zongzi

Joong/Zongzi is a glutinous rice package of goodies wrapped in bamboo leaves. It can be either savoury or sweet and is a traditional food that is eaten during the Dragon Boat festival (Duanwu Jie). The festival happens on the fifth day of the fifth month of the lunar calendar. It is a significant day to commemorate Qu Yuan (a patriotic poet and a political figure in ancient China).

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