Chinese Dragon Boat Festival Kick Starts in Calcutta Boating and Hotel Resorts

The third All India Dragon Boat Festival commenced on 10th June 2018 at Calcutta Boating and Hotel Resorts. The preparation for this year’s Dragon fest started from early April and the event was followed by a boat race. On this auspicious occasion Mr. Ma Zhanwu, Chinese Consulate General in India, Mr. Sujoy Kumar Chanda, Jt. Commissioner of Kolkata and Maria Fernandez, West Bengal Commission for Women were present.

Mr. Ma Zhanwu, Chinese Consulate General in India, Mr. Sujoy Kumar Chanda, Jt. Commissioner of Kolkata.

Dragon Boat Festival is one of the most popular festivals in China. According to the Chinese calendar, it is celebrated on the fifth day of the fifth month.

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The area was beautifully decorated, casting off an auspicious vibe. The occasion was heralded by guests’ speeches and was followed by a spectacular boat race and dance performances by the participants.

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The eye dotting ceremony invited the schools to collaborate with them and to give the entire occasion an outstanding meaning. The event initiated the expansion of the Indo Chinese relations to a greater extent.

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