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International Tan Kah Kee Cup Dragon Boat Race

International Tan Kah Kee Cup Dragon Boat Race

Time: Dragon Boat Festival (the 5th day of the 5th lunar month), location: Jimei Dragon Pool, Xiamen

Dragon boat race is a time-honored custom along Lujiang River (the River of Egrets), Xiamen. Tan Kah Kee Cup Dragon Boat Race, an international game, would be launched in renowned Jimei Dragon Pool every year.

While players home and abroad competing in the dragon boat race, another traditional folk game called “duck-catching” kicks off: each player must walk from end to end on an oiled circular timber above water to open a wooden box and release the duck inside and jump into the water to catch the duck in water.

In the busy and bustling site, your will be impressed by the authentic folk customs of southern Fujian.