The 20th London Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival will be taking place on Sunday 28th June, 2015 at the London Regatta Centre, Dockside Road, London E16 2QT.
The Festival celebrates its landmark year with an extensive programme of racing, entertainment and a vast array of street food, providing an excellent opportunity to enjoy Chinese culture in the capital.
The free, family-friendly, one-day event is organised by London Chinatown Lions Club with support from Hong Kong Economic & Trade Office, The Hong Kong Executives Club and The London Chinatown Chinese Community Centre and this year is expected to attract 10,000 visitors from across the UK and overseas.
In addition to being one of the capital’s most essential summer waterside festivals, the dragon boat racing itself promises to be as exciting as ever with 40 club, corporate and amateur teams battling it out for 4 cups and top honours. Everyone from absolute beginners to seasoned paddlers are encouraged to enter the competition and recruit teams of 16-20, to take part in a minimum of 3 races. Dragon boats and drums are provided.