Events & Festivals, Outlying Islands

Discovery Bay Dragon Boat Day 2013

Today is a public holiday to celebrate the Qu Yuan, poet and statesman of the Chu kingdom during the Warring States period. He committed suicide by drowning in a river. People remember him in different ways, but the most common ones are the dragon boat races and rice dumplings. What is the origin of these… Continue reading Discovery Bay Dragon Boat Day 2013

Events & Festivals, Outlying Islands

Discovery Bay Dragon Boat Day 2012

This weekend is the weekend of the dragon boat races, and there are races here on Lantau Island too. In fact, we've even got two race days here in Discovery Bay and the whole plaza and beach was packed with people. The weather could have been better, but at least it was not raining all… Continue reading Discovery Bay Dragon Boat Day 2012