Dragon Boat Racing Festival in Cat Ba

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boat racing festival
boat racing festival
Invite you to Cat Ba, visiting not only for the beautiful scenery here, but also participated in major festivals, unique cultural sexism regions, the spirit of the proud fisherman delirium “wind waves eat said, “the power of human nature … as well as previous dream, pray god for” good weather “,” fish basket filled bays “with beachgoers.

Boat racing festival

Cat Ba Festival was held on April 1 every year in the town of Cat Ba, Cat Ba district, Hai Phong . Festival to commemorate Uncle Ho visited the island and is also considered a traditional festival of Vietnam’s fisheries sector.
boat racing festival
boat racing festival
The festival takes place with many cultural activities , special entertainment . Opening the festival is usually a speech commemorating Uncle Ho visited Cat Ba . Then the activity of dragon boat racing excitement . The race begins with a boat tug activities on the beach , then shook his round boat . Finally regatta takes place . Road racing boat typically about 1 km , 2 party flag alert . The boat race going 3 or 4 loops, depending on the rules each year . Public boat landing before going to win .

Traditional festival in Cat Ba

Sea dragon boat racing has long fusiform 11m , width 1.5 m is very close the period , the cost of over 30 million per aircraft. Each boat has 22 to 26 people . Opening repertoire competition is between teams tug boat on the sea . After repertoire tug boat is not comfortable shaking basket of fishermen from the South China Sea . Next to the dragon boat races . Raceway can 1km flag signals at both ends , the boat race will have to go 3 or 4 rounds , any boat will finish before winning .
Dragon boats
Dragon boats
In addition to choosing the health rowers , the rider is considered the winner decided to lose the boat , because they must handle extremely accurate when cornering , to give more than a dozen meters long boat within the fastest possible .
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