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Hong Kong's Dragon Boat Carnival In 26 Fun-Filled Pictures

Picture of Michaela Fulton
Updated: 9 February 2017
Taking place on the 5th day of the 5th lunar month, dragon boat races have been popular for many years. Teams of paddlers race long narrow boats accompanied by a beating drum as they race toward the finish line. The history of dragon boat racing is a fascinating one dating back a number of years, but the international races that we know and love today are a more recent tradition.

Everyone had so much fun during the Dragon Boat Carnival, so we thought it would be pertinent to re-live the torrential rain, fun, and competitions all over again:

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By Michaela Fulton