Dragon Boat Festival

There are many Dragon Boat Festivals in countries of the East and the West, but this event originated in China. The Dragon Boat Festival is also known in the country as Tuen Ng, Zhongxiao or Duanwu Festival, and it occurs on the fifth day of the fifth month of the traditional Chinese calendar.This traditional celebration is meant to prevent evil or disease and promote health and well-being. The main event, obviously, is the dragon boat race. Boats used are made...

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Australian wooden boat festival

Held across Hobart’s vibrant and bustling waterfront, the four-day festival brings together the largest and most beautiful collection of wooden boats in the southern hemisphere. From its humble beginnings in 1994, it has grown to become the most significant event of its kind in Australia. Along with the exhibition of these beautiful boats, the festival delivers a lively combination of incredible local food, live entertainment, music, demonstrations and displays. Don't miss the Maritime Marketplace at Princes Wharf No. 1, the...

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Regata Storica, Italy

Desc- When you think of Venice, Italy, most probably you imagine gondolas being rowed at the majestic Grand Canal. The most important boating event in the beautiful Italian city is the Regata Storica, which is made up of four different races. It takes place during the first Sunday of September every year. The festival is a recreation of Venice’s maritime past, with gondolas styled the traditional Venetian way and participants wearing their 16th-century costumes. The earliest record of regatta dates...

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