Dragon boat racing returns after 2-year pandemic suspension in Hong Kong and mainland China


A dragon boat is a human-powered watercraft originating from the Pearl River Delta region of China’s southern Guangdong Province. These were made of teak, but in other parts of China, different kinds of wood are used. Wikipedia

The Dragon Boat Festival is a traditional Chinese holiday which occurs on the fifth day of the fifth month of the Chinese calendar, which corresponds to late May or June in the Gregorian calendar. Wikipedia

Date: Friday, June 3, 2022

Due to the influence of Chinese culture, many countries in Asian like South Korea and Japan also have Dragon Boat Festival celebrations. Moreover, the festival was introduced to Europe and America by Chinese immigrants and people there also celebrate the festival, mainly with dragon boat races. https://www.travelchinaguide.com/essential/holidays/dragon-boat-festival-celebration.htm



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