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To commence with, the first level of boat race starts on June 8, where one can see participantsfrom various Asian countrie...
This festival is actually celebrated to honor his sacrifice and to save him from the fishes in theriver. Participants thro...
Taiwanese consider this festive day as Poets Day, honoring Qu Yuan for his contributions. Ifyou wish to be in Taipei on th...
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The Dragon Boat Competition and Festival in Taipei Falls Between 8th to 12th of June, 2013 - Taipei, the capital of Taiwan / the Republic of China is truly Asian, as the various religious festivals and national functions that are celebrated throughout the nation portrays it to be genuinely Asian.

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The Dragon Boat Competition and Festival in Taipei Falls Between 8th to 12th of June, 2013

  1. 1. TheTheTheThe DragonDragonDragonDragon BoatBoatBoatBoat CompetitionCompetitionCompetitionCompetition andandandand FestivalFestivalFestivalFestival inininin TaipeiTaipeiTaipeiTaipei FallsFallsFallsFalls BetweenBetweenBetweenBetween 8th8th8th8th totototo 12121212ththththofofofof June,June,June,June, 2013201320132013Taipei, the capital of Taiwan / the Republic of China is truly Asian, as the various religiousfestivals and national functions that are celebrated throughout the nation portrays it to begenuinely Asian.The renowned culture of Taipei and its history is obviously shown off by its featured festivalsand worships, that have schedules all through the year. Taiwan has no month that ends without afestival, and each of its festivals are remarked to be celebrated in its own grandeur. The DragonBoat Festival will take place in the major cities of Taiwan and China on various dates, wherethe Taiwanese capital has enclosed the dates for this splendid Dragon Boat festival on 8thofJune which will proceed till 12thof the same month. Along with the festival there will becompetitions conducted and prizes are given to the best performing team.
  2. 2. To commence with, the first level of boat race starts on June 8, where one can see participantsfrom various Asian countries, European nations and Australian continent. From the variousparticipating teams, few best teams are shortlisted to enter the final level of competition whichwill be held on June 12, 2013. Each long tailed dragon boat will carry more than 200participants, where some are indeed larger than that. You can see many such boats painted indifferent tints and will be set ready for competition.Each festival has its own history! The fifth lunar month of the year is considered as the dragonfestival month, and the dragon boat festival is celebrated on the fifth day of this month, everyyear. This fiesta is celebrated as a remembrance of the famous and first Chinese poet Qu Yuan.History says that he tied a stone with him and jumped into the river when he was 61. When hegot submerged in the river people rushed to save him, but unfortunately they could neither savehim nor find his body.
  3. 3. This festival is actually celebrated to honor his sacrifice and to save him from the fishes in theriver. Participants throw zongzi (a special type of rice dumpling enveloped by bamboo leaves)into the river hoping fishes would eat it leaving the poet. This is a special offer for your springseason of 2013 with save upto 50% + Extra 3% discount hotel booking of PacificPacificPacificPacific BusinessBusinessBusinessBusinessHotelHotelHotelHotel TaipeiTaipeiTaipeiTaipei, Use the DISCOUNTDISCOUNTDISCOUNTDISCOUNT CODECODECODECODE: HR5REDHR5REDHR5REDHR5REDDragonDragonDragonDragon eyeeyeeyeeye paintingpaintingpaintingpainting is another function which is conducted before the commencement of thedragon boat race, where participants will paint the eyes of the dragon on the boat on which theywill board for their competition. There will be various contests conducted during all five daysof the festival, which may include games for children and elders, workshops on various themesand divine musical nights.
  4. 4. Taiwanese consider this festive day as Poets Day, honoring Qu Yuan for his contributions. Ifyou wish to be in Taipei on this day to explore the poets life history or to experience yourselfon the lengthy dragon boat as a participant or to see various celebrations and ceremoniesconducted at the dragon boat festival, make prior arrangements as you can expect a big crowdwithout any suspicion.---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------HotelHotelHotelHotel BookingBookingBookingBooking Information:Information:Information:Information:Save upto 50% + Extra 3% discount offers - DICOUNTDICOUNTDICOUNTDICOUNT CODECODECODECODE: HR5REDHR5REDHR5REDHR5RED@@@@ PacificPacificPacificPacific BusinessBusinessBusinessBusiness HotelHotelHotelHotel TaipeiTaipeiTaipeiTaipeiEmailEmailEmailEmail: bookings@hotelsreservation.com---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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