The London Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival
A spectacular day of racing and cultural events
London Regatta Centre, Dockside Road, London E16 2QT, 10am-6pm
Come to London Docklands for the 2017 London Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival, an annual
event organised by London Chinatown Lions Club which helps raise money for Chinese
charities in London. More than 40 dragon boat teams from the local community, businesses,
public organisations and charities will take part in a full day of racing.
Dragon boat racing, which dates back more than 2,000 years, has become an integral part of
Hong Kong’s lifestyle. The festival also features cultural performances including lion dancing,
live music, martial arts demonstrations and stalls selling traditional food from Asia and across
This year UK and Hong Kong students will also take part to promote youth exchange between
the two places and there will be special games in the Hong Kong Marquee.
The event is also supported by Hong Kong Executives Club, Cathay Pacific Airways
and Chinese Community Centre.
For more details visit http://www.lhkdbf.co.uk