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What is the Singapore Dragon Boat Festival?
The Singapore Dragon Boat Festival is held over two days and takes part on Bedok Reservoir. There is a carnival-like atmosphere throughout the entire event as crowds line the sides of the river to cheer on the racing teams. The festival is a great spectator event for all ages so is definitely one for the whole family to enjoy.
Dragon boat racing is a water sport that needs great strength, practice and team coordination. This special festival showcases the abundance of Chinese influences that rooted in the ancient history of Singapore.
At the festival you can also see traditional ritual performances and enjoy traditional Chinese food, such dumplings.
This is truly a must-see event.
Need to know
This festival is free for spectators to enjoy!
Did you know?
Dragon boat racing is a traditional Chinese sport and has been held in Singapore since 1978.
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