【大美广东】Two teams from Zengcheng win at the Guangzhou dragon boat race
At the 2023 Guangzhou International Dragon Boat Invitational Tournament, four teams from three towns of Zengcheng in Guangzhou–Xintang, Shitan, and Xiancun–fought for the title on the Pearl River on June 17. Among them, the Shajiao Village team from Xiancun Town won the title in the colorful dragon boat race, while the Guwu Village Team from Shitan Town won the third prize in the 22-person dragon boat 600-meter straight race of the tournament. The dragon boat race is not only a sports competition but also a traditional cultural event. The race showcases Zengcheng’s beautiful natural landscapes, rich cultural heritage, and vibrant local customs. The traditional event explores the coordinated formula of integrating sports, culture, and tourism.