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The Dragon Boat Festival in Hong Kong

By jhonsondir, published on Sep 5, 2015

Chinese festivals, Western festivals and more, Asia’s self-proclaimed ‘World City’, Hong Kong celebrates them all. Hong Kongers revel in the celebration of festivals. The Hong Kong government accordingly declares Public Holidays for most festivals to enable the populace to participate and enjoy the celebrations.

The Tuen Ng or the Dragon Boat Festival is a water-themed festival, which signals the onset of summer in Hong Kong. The festival is slated for the fifth day of the fifth Lunar month and usually comes around in early or mid-June. The term dragon boat refers to the long, narrow... (more)

Tags: hong kong, boat racing, traditional eats, water parade, dragon boat festival

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