PH teams compete in 9th Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival

first_imgDave Chappelle donates P1 million to Taal relief operations INTENSE RACE. This year’s Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival will be more spectacular than ever, as it celebrates the 20th anniversary of the start of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. More than a hundred thousand punters are expected to come and revel, as centuries-old Chinese traditions meet an international party spirit. Photo Hong Kong Tourism Board via REUTERS Content SolutionsTwo Philippine teams will be competing in the ninth Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival from June 22 to 24.Cebu-based Philippine Accessibility Disability Services, Inc. (PADS) and Triton Dragon Boat Racing Team eye another podium finish after bringing home the gold and silver medals, respectively, in last year’s race.ADVERTISEMENT Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew LOOK: 2018 NBA Finals schedule (PH Time) Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Winfrey details her decision to withdraw from Simmons film The main dragon boat showdown will be staged at Victora Harbour while other races will be held before that weekend at various districts like Stanley, Tai Po, Sha Tin, Tuen Mun, Sai Kung, and Aberdeen.Fancy Dress Competition of the Dragon Boat Festival. Photo by Hong Kong Tourism Board via REUTERS Content SolutionsOver 4,500 paddlers from all over the world including Australia, India, Korea and the US have signed on for the three-day event organized by the Hong Kong Tourism Board in partnership with the Hong Kong China Dragon Boat Association.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownTeams from  Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Bay Area will also be on hand to compete for the Greater Bay Area Trophy.To make what’s going to be an intense race even more interesting, there will be a Fancy Dress competition, where the paddlers will dress up in creative and eye-catching costumes for a special award. China population now over 1.4 billion as birthrate fallscenter_img MOST READ Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape trial LATEST STORIES View commentslast_img

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