China’s Revered Dragon Boat Pageant Remains As Widespread

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On Gregorian calendar month 23rd, 2012, thousands of tourists and locals lined abreast of Hong Kong’s various harbors to celebrate the Tueg weight unit or Dragon Boat competition. though metropolis, host to variety of the country’s biggest celebrations, has been organizing the events only since 1976, it is a huge Chinese vacation, one with associate degree extended history that dates back 2,000 years.

Held annually on the fifth day of the fifth month of the calendar, the highlight of the 3-day event is that the Dragon Boat races, where variety of the country’s best rowers showcase their paddling skills inside the long slender boats that feature a decorative dragon head and tail on either side.

This year was no exception. affected by some rocking music from drummers set before of the boats and so the cheering spectators, dozens of participants seated two abreast, paddled furiously in a shot to be the first to urge to the end.



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