AICI Dragon Boat Festival

A link between Italian and Chinese cultures to celebrate a new and richer shared cultural identity.

In relation to the thousand-year-old Dragon Boat Festival, a canoe race has been organized using traditional canoes with an in-built dragon head. The race, with 200 people interested in sports, employees of the Italian and Chinese branches of big companies and institutions, has taken place  according to the rules of professional races, monitored by the Italian Dragon Boat Federation: 12 teams with 20 paddling men, 1 helmsman e 1 drummer to play the rhythm, have raced over 200 meters before crossing the finish line, supported by the audience.