Songjiang to hold annual dragon boat race on Monday

The 10th Songjiang District Dragon Boat Race will be held on Huating Lake on Monday to mark the Dragon Boat Festival, and the organizer has reserved some seats for families to join the race at the site.

The family dragon boat race will be held at 1pm. And each team should have at least four members excluding coach, and one family member has to be female or a youngster between eight and 16 years old.

Altogether 35 families are expected to join the family dragon boat race.

In the morning, 31 teams will join the dragon boat race from 8am. And a ceremony will be held to mark the beginning of the formal match at 10am.

In addition to watching or joining the dragon boat race, visitors can also participate or watch folk art activities, including dough modeling, sugar sculpture and dragon boating on land.