Dragon Boat Festival (Duanwu Festival, Duānwǔ Jié, Double Fifth, Tuen Ng Jit) is a Chinese traditional and statutory holiday, one of three major festivals in China(Autumn Moon/ Chinese New Year/ Dragon Boat). Dragon Boat Festival this year falls on June 23-2012. The Dragon Boat Festival is celebrated on the 5th day of the 5th lunar month of the Chinese calendar. The holiday in China starts from June 22 to 24, 2012. Main customs of the celebration include eating the sticky-rice balls wrapped in bamboo leaves(zongzi), hanging calamus, Artemsia argyi, smoked herb and Angelica dahurica, drinking Realgar wine (xionghuangjiu), and racing dragon boats which is the main highlight all is now popular all over the world. Hence for the Chinese, dragons are strong, powerful creatures, they have been the symbols of benevolence and protection. Chinese Dragon Boat Festival was chosen into the UNESCO World Non-Material Cultural Heritage List to complete the celebration we have chosen some Dragon Boat Festival Coloring Pages for kids and all ages for you to print out. It is a wonderful activity that encourages creation and mind development. So be creative with these free Chinese drawings,which can be used for many purpose.