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Hà Nội’s annual dragon boat race set for February

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Hà Nội’s annual dragon boat race set for February

This year’s capital dragon boat race is set to take place on February  一 六th and  一 七th. — Photo phapluatxahoi.vn

HÀ NỘI — The annual capital dragon boat race will be held on February  一 六th and  一 七th in West Lake, at Lý Tự Trọng Statue Garden, Thanh Niên Road, and Nguyễn Đình Thi Street in Tây Hồ District, said a representative of Hà Nội People’s Co妹妹ittee Department of Culture and Sports.

According to the organising board, the race attracts  三 五 teams from  二 五 domestic and international delegations, with  五00 athletes competing in standard  一 二-person boat races for a distance of  六00 metres.  

Hà Nội’s annual dragon boat race set for February

During the two days of the festival, teams will be divided into professional amateur categories.

Professional teams include international delegations from five countries and territories: mainland China, Malaysia, Singapore, Laos and Hong Kong.

Non-professional teams consist of district, provincial and township delegations and competitors from embassies, agencies and enterprises, in both men’s and women’s categories. The qualifying round will be held on February  一 六 and final round held the next day.

According to Lê Trường Giang, representative of Vietnam Airlines and deputy of the organising board, this activity is being held as part of the co-operation agreement between the Hà Nội People’s Co妹妹ittee and the airline, which is designed to develop culture, sport and tourism in the capital city.

“The race will help restore and preserve this traditional sport and promote the city’s culture and history to attract tourists,” Giang said “It also creates a playground for boat racing lovers.” — VNS

Hà Nội’s annual dragon boat race set for February