Duanwu festival

or the Dragon Boat Festival

Bout the fastival

Duanwu Festival, also known as Dragon Boat Festival and the Double Fifth, is a traditional holiday originating in China and associated with a number of East Asian and Southeast Asian societies. In 2008, it was recognised as a public holiday in mainland China for the first time since the 1940s. The festival has also long been celebrated in Taiwan, Singapore and Malaysia.The date varies from year to year on the Georgian calendar. In 2011, this fell on June 6 and in 2012 on June 23. The focus of the celebrations includes eating rice dumplings drinking wine and racing Dragon boats.