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Aranmula Boat Race

The Aranmula Boat Race the oldest river boat fiesta in Kerala, the south western State of India is held during Onam. It takes place at Aranmula, near a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Krishna and Arjuna in Pathanamthitta district of Kerala State. Its more of a ritual conducted on the birthday of Arjuna, than a race event. The snake boats move in pairs to the rhythm of full-throated singing and shouting watched by an exciting crowd. In 1972, snake boat races were also added to the program of the festival. Thousands of people gather on the banks of the river Pampa to watch the snake boat race ...

Canadian International Dragon Boat Festival

The Canadian International Dragon Boat Festival or Concord Pacific Dragon Boat Festival takes place every June on the waters and shoreside of False Creek in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. It is North Americas largest and most competitive dragon boat festival with over 200 crews competing from around the world, with roots stemming from Expo 86. The Concord Pacific Dragon Boat Festival is run by the Canadian International Dragon Boat Festival Society. The Concord Pacific Dragon Boat Festival is a legacy of Expo 86, where Vancouvers Chinese-Canadian community introduced the traditional ...

Christmas ships

Christmas ships are boat parades held at Christmastime, typically featuring boats festooned with Christmas lights or winter/holiday decorations. In the United States in the nineteenth century, German and Irish immigrants shipped trees from Michigan and Wisconsin down to Chicago via boat to satisfy the large demand for Christmas trees. Among these ships was the Rouse Simmons, a Christmas tree ship which sank in Lake Michigan in 1912. Christmas tree shipping continued to occur in Chicago into the 1930s. Ships laden with Christmas gifts for distribution were also referred to as "Christmas shi ...

Crick Boat Show

The Crick Boat Show & Waterways Festival is an event that has been held annually at Crick Marina in Northamptonshire, England, since its inception in 2000.

Dragon Boat Festival

The Dragon Boat Festival is a traditional holiday originating in China, occurring near the summer solstice. The festival now occurs on the 5th day of the 5th month of the traditional Chinese calendar, which is the source of the festivals alternative name, the Double Fifth Festival. The Chinese calendar is lunisolar, so the date of the festival varies from year to year on the Gregorian calendar. In 2017, it occurred on 29 May; in 2018, on 18 June; in 2019, on 7 June.and, in 2020, it will on 25 June.

Hanse Sail

The Hanse Sail in Rostock is the largest maritime festival in Mecklenburg and one of the largest in Europe. About 250 traditional sailing ships of all types and sizes from a vast variety of countries visit the coast of the city of Rostock every year during the second weekend of August. Today, the Hanse Sail forms part of the joint Baltic Sail, which takes place in several countries bordering the Baltic Sea during July and August.


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  • spectators from all around the world. It is one of the largest dragon boat festivals in North America. The event is held in Mooney s Bay, where the Rideau
  • The Dragon Boat Festival traditional Chinese: 端午節 simplified Chinese: 端午节 is a traditional holiday originating in China, occurring near the summer
  • the festival now in its 18th year, hosts over 150 dragon boat teams from across North America, making it one of the largest dragon boat festivals in the
  • The Toronto International Dragon Boat Race Festival TIDBRF is an annual dragon boat regatta, first held in Toronto, Ontario, Canada in 1988. It developed
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  • and Boat Festival takes place in June in Middlewich, Cheshire, England. The festival builds on the town s industrial heritage in which canal boats were
  • Australian Wooden Boat Festival MyState Australian Wooden Boat Festival is a biennial event held in Hobart Tasmania celebrating wooden boats AWBF is held
  • Boat Festival is held in Houston, Texas. The Houston Dragon Boat Festival is a race down Buffalo Bayou, using decorated canoes called dragon boats
  • People s Republic of China added the Dragon Boat Festival along with the Qingming and Mid - Autumn festivals to the schedule of national holidays. Similar