Dragon Boat Festival or Duanwu Festival
Dragon Boat Festival or Duanwu Festival is held on June 22. This event in the third decade of the month June is annual. Help us
also known as Duanwu Festival. The summer calendar of holidays opens the most spectacular festival of China. Very popular among tourists. On this day in Hong Kong, the town people commemorate the Chinese scholar, poet, statesman, and Wiseman - Chiu Yuan.
Duanwu Festival in Thailand. While this day is in truth a Chinese Festival and Bank Holiday, it is also celebrated in Vietnam, South Korea, Japan, North Korea, Indonesia and Thailand, where it is known วันไหว้ขนมจ้าง (Wan Wai Khanom Chang or Wai Chew Festival or Duanwu Festival).
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