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UK Chinese Dragon Boat Race Festival 2022

The UK Dragon Boat Race Festival 2022, organised by the Xinhua Chinese Association (XCA), takes place in Salford Quays on Sunday 29 May, 11am - 4.30pm.

Alongside the teams of dragon boats racing there will be lots of other activities including:

  • a dragon and lion dance;
  • Choral, organum and solo performances of Chinese folk festival songs;
  • Solo and group dances;
  • Folk music;
  • Tai Chi, Gong Fu (kung fu) and Wuqinxi (imitation of 5 animals’ movements) demonstrations;
  • Chinese arts (calligraphy and painting) demonstrations and displays; 
  • Calligraphy (your name in Chinese);
  • Hand crafts for children;
  • Traditional Chinese Medicine introduction and consultations;
  • Chinese food sampling

Who to contact

Xinhua Chinese Association website

Where to go

Heron Basin
Salford Quays
M50 2EQ

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Sunday 29 May
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