Evening Regatta for the Dragon Boat Festival in Changle City

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Evening Regatta for the Dragon Boat Festival in Changle City


Dragon Boat Regatta is indispensable for the Dragon Boat Festival. Differently, the regatta in Sanxi Village, Jiangtian Town, Changle City is held in the evening. The custom has continued for several hundred years, and becomes a particular scene. Its reason was that in ancient age, villagers had to work in daytime and were free in the evening; therefore they raced the boats with lamps. Nowadays the evening regatta of Sanxi is well-known for its particularity. The villagers makes up a team to race, and many spectators from neighboring cities and villages swarm to watch it.