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Dragon boat racing attracts more than 300,000 online viewers
Date:2022-06-13 10:48:25 Source:Wenzhou·China Fonts:[ Large Medium Small ]

On June 2rd, Wenzhou Dragon Boat Cultural Festival was held in the City Dragon Boat Park, with 16 dragon boats competing fiercely to initiate the 2022 Dragon Boat Cultural activities. It was synchronized live webcast through Central video, Wenzhou City News video number, Palm Wenzhou client, Wenzhou sports video number and other platforms, attracting more than 300,000 people to watch online.

Before the dragon boat race, a characteristic dragon boat eye-dotting ceremony was held. Afterwards, 16 teams were divided into 8 groups, with 2 teams in each group performed 3 rounds of competition, bringing a wonderful dragon boat race to the public. The live webcast allowed the public to enjoy the "speed and passion" of the water even at home.

After three rounds of fierce competition, Ximen Honglong Club of Lucheng District , De’erle Huilong Club of Ouhai District won the first prize, Louqiao Feiyu Club of Ouhai District, Ximen Lvlong Club of Lucheng District, Xiuyu Club of Ouhai District won the second prize, Sheyebai Club of Ouhai District, Jiangjun Club of Ouhai District, Maqiaobengguo Club of Ouhai District won the third prize respectively.

Duanwu Festival (Dragon Boat Festival, falling on the fifth day of the fifth lunar month) is one of the traditional Chinese festivals, Wenzhou is also the venue of Hangzhou Asian Games for dragon boat event. This year, affected by the epidemic, the city suspended the private dragon boat activities. This event is the only traditional dragon boat activity in the city during the Dragon Boat Festival, aiming to inherit Wenzhou's dragon boat culture and satisfy the public's passion for dragon boat sports.

The event is sponsored by Zhejiang Dragon Boat Association and Wenzhou Dragon Boat Association. The person in charge of the city's dragon boat association said that the dragon boat cultural activities can strengthen the influence of the Wenzhou dragon boat brand events, which have evolved into a city icon of “go to Wenzhou to watch dragon boat racing ”. Meanwhile, it helps Wenzhou to build a “sports city”, practises the concept of “sports make life better”, and contributes sports power to accelerating the construction of “Wenzhou, a happy city featuring a millennial trade port”.