Chinese have liked to beat drums and dance to celebrate festivals, weddings, and any great news, which is a tradition.
Even there are a drum and a drummer on back of the dragon boat to encourage the rowers and coordinate the paddling. All the audiences are exciting, and happy to watch the race.
Its small seal script is
Its clerical script is
Its pinyin is "Xi3".
The character Happy or Happiness is so popular in Chinese culture. It has been one of the two most popular characters, another one is Fortune (福). Normally it is artistic paper-cut Double Happiness or double joy.
Two Happiness character side by side means Double Happiness, which is used much more than single Happiness.
What you see most on the doors or windows of during a wedding is like the following:
I have to point out that you can't find the above double happiness character in official dictionary, but it is widely accepted by all Chinese for hundreds or more than a thousand years.