The patriotic poet and Dragon Boat Festival

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This video series provides you with inspirational ancient wisdom that still applies today. We learn about significant figures in Chinese history though tours to their home towns, bring their life-stories back to life and understand the reasons behind Xi Jinping’s citings of their sayings, so that we could have better insights on Xi’s Chinese wisdom and global view.

Qu Yuan was a famous patriotic poet in ancient China. Why was he considered the first poet ever? Why was his patriotism specially rare and valuable at the time? What were the most signature expressions he created? Here, you get to find all the above and more.

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