A Comparison of Patriotism between Chinese Dragon Boat Festival and American Memorial Day

Jian-Jun HAO

Abstract


The Dragon Boat Festival in China and the Memorial Day in America both promote patriotism, while differences still exist. Comparison is employed to examine the subtle differences between the two special days so as to better understand the connotations of them and facilitate cultural communication between China and America and gain insight into the spread of Chinese culture in the international arena.

Keywords


Cultural Globalization, Festivals, Patriotism


DOI
10.12783/dtssehs/icaem2017/19097

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