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2014 Dragon Boat Racing at Jiang Village 2018-10-11

The annual Dragon Boat Racing at Jiang Village is to be held this year from 1pm to 3pm on June 2 in Shentankou (深潭口) in Xixi National Wetland Park.


This year, there are 141 dragon boats participating in the race. Visitors can get the chance to see various types of dragon boats and enjoy many traditional rituals related with Dragon Boat Festival. Among them, the ritual “Offering Sacrifice to the Dragon King” is the most essential part of the whole Dragon Boat Festival ceremony. It consists of two sections: Inviting the Dragon King and Showing Gratitude to the Dragon King. The ritual is strict and solemn, presided over by the most venerable elder in Jiang Village. It is a good chance for visitors to understand the culture of Dragon Boat Festival.



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