Water lovers get ready, set, row

Updated: 2012-06-24 07:40

(China Daily)

  Comments() Print Mail Large Medium  Small 分享按钮 0

Rowers from all over China compete in traditional dragon boat races to celebrate Duanwu Festival

 Water lovers get ready, set, row

Rowers compete during the quadrennial Jinli Dragon Boat Championship in Gaoyao city, Guangdong province. More than 6,000 people on 115 boats took part. Huang Yaohui / China News Service

 Water lovers get ready, set, row

Residents in Zigui county of Hubei province, teach tourists how to row a dragon boat. Zigui is the hometown of Qu Yuan, a poet and statesman during the Warring States Period (475-221 BC) who dedicated his life to his country and later committed suicide. The Duanwu Festival is said to honor Qu Yuan. Li Xiaoguo / Xinhua

Previous Page 1 2 3 Next Page