(120623) -- SANYA, June 23, 2012 (Xinhua) -- A staff worker makes up for a child with wine to avoid ghosts at the Nanshan Mountain scenic zone in Sanya, south China's Hainan Province, June 23, 2012. The Dragon Boat Festival, which falls on the fifth day on the fifth month on the lunar calendar, is believed to be designed to commemorate the death of Qu Yuan, a patriot poet during the Warring State Period (475-221 BC). Various activities including eating Zongzi, holding dragon boat races, were held across the country to celebrate the festival on Saturday. (Xinhua/Chen Wenwu) (mcg)
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