Dragon Boat Races
On June 15, 2010, 18 representatives of the National Dragon Boat Races team and 20 traditional exhibition team at dragon boat training base in China – Harbour Zigui Xujiachong compete in a dragon boat race on the Yangtze River during the Duan Wu Festival. Before the game, there is a Calling Rituals for the respect of Qu Yuan.
The world’s largest steel dragon was unveiled during the race. It is of 2.4 m width, 0.6 meters depth, 0.4 meters draft design and can accommodate 120 people at the same time. The length of the giant dragon boat is 62 meters, which is to commemorate Qu Yuan’s 62-year-old life.
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