01 February 2012

Dragon Boat Races


What: Dragon Boat Races
Where: Cockle Bay, Darling Harbour
When: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm 4 February - 5 February
Cost: FREE
Info: Dragon boat racing is a cultural phenomenon of China, with a long history dating back to the Zhou Dynasty (770BC to 256BC). A symbol of good fortune and a sign of intense power, these mythical beasts appear to surge through the water, as 12-metre long boats decorated to feature the head and tail of the dragon battle it out in the waters of Cockle Bay.
Link: http://www.sydneychinesenewyear.com/event/dragon-boat-races/




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