Commemorated on the 5th day of the 5th month in the lunar calendar, The Chinese Dragon Boat Festival fell last on June 23 rd 2012.
This celebration is known to the Chinese as an occasion to ward off diseases and for protection against evil.
Many traditional customs and activities are held on the specified day by people in China and even by some people in neighbouring countries. Among these customs are dragon boat racing, eating zongzi, wearing a perfume pouch, tying five-colour silk thread and hanging mugwort leaves and calamus.
Dates of closure regarding the Dragon Boat Holiday
- ODM Zhuhai office will close from the 10th to the 12th of June 2013.
- ODM Hong Kong office will be closed on the 12th of June 2013.
If you have any important requests or need assistance please do contact us by email.
Our Hong Kong office will be open on Monday and Tuesday for further assistance in your requests.
The Zhuhai office will work on Saturday, the 15th as well.
Happy Dragon Boat Festival!