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The holiday of Shavuos takes place on the sixth of Sivan. It commemorates the giving of the Torah on Mount Sinai.

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As explained in שו"ת הריב"ש 96 and brought in Shulchan Aruch Harav there is no inherent connection between Shavuos and Mattan Torah. Shavuos doesn't happen on a fixed date, and Mattan Torah wasn't … even the same number of days after Pesach as Shavuos. However, since the fixed calendar puts Shavuos on the 6th of Sivan, which is the date of Mattan Torah (according to the Rabbannan Shabbos 86b …
answered May 19 '14 by Yishai
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Even though Jews have a custom to remain awake on the night of Shavuos even if it falls on Shabbos [sic], nevertheless the night of Shavuos is different than the night of Shabbos, because the … night of Shavuos has big secrets ... And since it makes a great rectification in Heaven, it is worthwhile to have a small amount of pain to reach such a great level, and it is comparable to what it says in Poskim that someone who has pleasure from crying is allowed to cry on Shabbos. …
answered May 15 '15 by Yishai
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One answer is that it is juxtaposed with the giving of the Torah - but the giving of the second Tablets on Yom Kippur, not the first tablets on Shavuos. This is explained at length in several places … according to that, this is the natural time to make the Siyum when finishing once a year. It should be pointed out that there is not necessarily an inherent relationship between Shavuos and Mattan Torah in …
answered Apr 29 '15 by Yishai