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It’s Dumpling Time! Chinese Peacekeepers in the DRC Celebrate the Annual Dragon Boat Festival

Members of a medical detachment of China's 24th peacekeeping team to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) make rice dumplings as part of base celebrations for the Dragon Boat Festival in Bukavu.June 14, 2021. Image via Xinhua.

Monday was the annual Dragon Boat Festival holiday in China when it’s customary to eat sticky rice dumplings known as Zongzi 粽子.

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