SINGAPORE (27 of April of 2011) Agoda.es, global site of reserves of hotels with base in Asia and part of Priceline.com (NASDAQ: PLCN), animates to the Festival of Boats Dragoon that will be realised in Taiwan the next June. The Festival of the Boats Dragoon, or " Duanwu" festival; , it is a culminating point of the calendar of cultural events of the country. This spectacular race of boats dragoon is celebrated the fifth day of the fifth lunar month, and is one of the events that major receives international and local attention. This year the festival will be celebrated the 6 of June and, as always, it will commemorate to Qu Yuan. Qu Yuan was a poet and man of state of the Kingdom of Chu during the Chinese era of the Kingdoms, around the 300 a.C.
This patriotic letrista became a national hero when it jumped to the Miluo river, distressed when finding out the fall of the capital of Chu into the hands of the rival army Qin. Commemorating that prophetic event in Taipei they are celebrated regatas annually that they act like metaphors on attempts to save to Qu Yuan of its water tomb. As the fleets of boats dragoon lay way through water, those in favor from the border strongly strike the drums in a symbolic gesture that tries to drive away the fish and other creatures who could become a feast with the rest of the hero. Nowadays, regata annual so is appreciated that it attracts equipment of oar worldwide, anxious to participate in these colorful competitions. The visitors of Taipei, nevertheless, do not have why to be part of an equipment of oar of first class to enjoy the pleasures of Duanwu. For the majority of the travellers, the festival offers the perfect snapshot of the fascinating history and the cultural patrimony of this city.