Hong Kong Celebrates Dragon Boat Festival With 3-Day Races and Parties; 40th Anniversary of International Dragon Boat Races Promises Excitement and Laughter!
|HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - Jun 7, 2016 – The Dragon Boat Festival, also known as Tuen Ng Festival, is a traditional Chinese festival which memorizes Qu Yuan, a great poet in the Zhou Dynasty. It is celebrated across the globe on every 5th day of May on Lunar calendar. Hong Kong, as Asia’s World City with well-kept Chinese traditions, once again promises an exciting and fun Festival to visitors. Celebrating the 40th anniversary of International Dragon Boat Races, the Dragon Boat Carnival which takes place from 10-12 June, will welcome over 4,000 passionate paddlers around the world competing for races in famous Victoria Harbour. The energetic races will be joined by all day parties in nearby San Miguel BeerFest, where beers and music further elevates the summer heat!
Highlights of this year include:
Come and join the party in Hong Kong!