Macao's Dragon Boat Racing Holiday Competition Has Begun
The 2012 Macao Int'l Dragon Boat Races kicked off Saturday at the island city's Nam Van Lake Nautical Center, according to XINHUA NEWS AGENCY. The annual competition sported 138 local and overseas participating racing teams. Macao Int'l Invitational Standard Dragon Boat Race will be held Saturday during the Dragon Boat Festival. Teams from China, Hong Kong, Macao and foreign nations such as the U.S., Singapore, Malaysia and the Philippines will compete for the championship. The races are co-organized by the Sport Development Board and Macao-China Dragon Boat Association (XINHUA, 6/16).