Wenzhou Ninth Dragon Boat Series (Nantang Stop) 2022 came to an end successfully
On July 9, Wenzhou Ninth Dragon Boat Series (Nantang Stop) 2022 & "Deerle Cup" National Dragon Boat Elite Competition kicked off in Nantang River of Lucheng District. Thirty-two teams competed on the same field and staged the game of "speed and passion" on the water, presenting a wonderful dragon boat race for citizens.
The opening ceremony was simple but grand, with fitness dance, performances by waist drum teams and diabolo teams, and children's martial arts. Following these performances, the eye dotting ceremony of dragon boats carried the wishes of Wenzhou people for good weather.
After the order by the judge, the passionate sound of gongs & drums and shouts resounded in Nantang. The participating teams worked hard on the track, and moved ahead at a high speed, displaying the dragon boat spirit of "working in unity and striving for being the first".
After fierce competition, the top three of the 22-people dragon boat race (open group), the top three of the 12-people dragon boat race (open group), and the top three of the town sub-district group were announced finally.
In addition, Wenzhou Nantang Dragon Boat Folk Culture Activity 2022 & Lucheng District Third Urban Leisure Sports Tourism Festival was held on the bank of the river, showing the dragon boat culture to citizens in a rich form by launching the diversified series activities such as the interactive exhibition of old dragon boat objects.
The purpose of this event aims to further promote the city's business card of "watching the dragon boats in Wenzhou", create the good atmosphere for greeting the Asian Games, and boost the national fitness and tourism development.