Dragon boat race takes place on Chinese Dragon Boat Festival

The 2019 China Telecom “Hello 5G Cup” Jinji Lake Dragon Boat Race kicked off at Moon Harbor, SIP on June 7, the Chinese Dragon Boat Festival.

Following rhythmic drums, 66 teams consisting of 1,348 members, including 238 from other countries and regions, competed in the 12-men and 12-women 300-meter straightaway races and 22-people 300-meter straightaway race.

After fierce competition, the team from China-Panama Cultural Center won the men’s race, while the one from Ca’ Foscari University...[MORE]


W020190610411805447482.jpg Volunteers become an eye-catcher at dragon boat race
Several teams volunteered at the event, working for the organization of the event to make sure it went on in an orderly manner, serving the contestants and the spectators and recording the event through their lenses. The volunteers came from local administrative offices, enterprises, schools and volunteer teams. Their services at the event deeply impressed the participants. [MORE]
W020190626357734479098.jpg Electronic timing tools employed to ensure fair competition
High-tech electronic timers and a video timing system were employed at the event to ensure fair competition, according to the organizing committee. [MORE]
W020190610442951061191.jpg UNIVE dragon boat team wins championship again
A team of girls from Ca’ Foscari University of Venice (UNIVE), a public university in Venice, Italy, won the championship in the 12-women 300-meter straightaway race once again, after they took the title in the same race in 2017. [MORE]