It has become a tradition for Daojiao people to hold dragon boat friendly races on May 2 of lunar calendar to celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival. [About Dragon Boat Festival] Every year, 29 colorful dragon boats from 15 villages in Daojiao race each other on the river, attracting a large number of citizens to enjoy and experience the joyful festive environment.
Dragon boat race is a dynamic activity that fully reflects the people’s spirit to be united as one and strive for the best. In 2016, Daojiao will continuously hold the dragon boat friendly race during the Daojiao Food & Cultural Festival, visitors who want to witness the most exciting dragon boat competition in Guangdong Province can join the locals by the side of Dongjiang River.
Time: June 6 9:00-13:00
Location: From Daojiao Bridge to Shuixiang Dadao Bridge（东江南支流道滘河段,由道滘大桥至水乡大道大桥）