Int'l Dragon Boat Rally Race

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The photo, taken on May 29, shows after a day¡¯s training, dragon boat racers berthing their boats at a wharf in Xiangcao Lake, Quzi Cultural Park, Miluo City.

The 2019 Our Holiday¡ªDuanwu Festival Series Activities and the 15th China (Miluo) International Dragon Boat Festival kicked off at Quzi Cultural Park on June 7. A ceremony worshiping Qu Yuan, a patriotic poet during the Warring States period (475 B.C.-221 B.C.), was held on the same day.

Duanwu folk cultural activities included dragon boat races, musical ¡°Qu Yuan¡±, Duanwu customs exhibition, intangible cultural heritage performances, and Duanwu fair.

A Cultural Week takes place at Quzi Cultural Pak between June 6 and 10. It features such activities as fun dragon boat races, ¡°Li Sao¡± (a poem by Qu Yuan) recitation to win a 5,000-yuan bonus, tourists wearing Hanfu visiting the park, a Guinness World Record Challenge, a flash mob, an AR cross-country race, a concert, and a tent festival.

The International Dragon Boat Rally Race will be held on Miluo River and at Quzi Cultural Park between June 14 and 17. A total of 16 teams from home and abroad will compete in 100-meter and 200-meter straight course races for open groups, and a 15-km rally race.

Translator: Xiao Juan
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