Quang Binh hosts the 2024 National Traditional Boat Racing Championship


Nhat Le River is one of the most famous tourist attractions in Quang Binh, This is a popular destination for exploration enthusiasts. The river originates from the U Bo and Co Roi mountains in the Truong Son Range and flows into the East Sea. The river is 85km long and is made up of two main branches: Kien Giang River and Long Dai River, both located in Quang Binh. Due to its many advantages, the river has been chosen to place the 2024 National Traditional Boat Racing Championship.

The Department of Culture and Sports of Quang Binh province has announced that they will be hosting the National Traditional Boat Racing Championship in 2024. This event is scheduled to take place from April 21 to 27, 2024 at the romantic Nhat Le River in Dong Hoi city, Quang Binh. It promises to be an exciting sporting event that will bring many emotions to both tourists and locals.

Quang Binh is renowned for its many traditional boat racing festivals, which attract both domestic and foreign tourists. Each festival has a distinct culture, expressed through sacrificial rituals, costumes, songs, and more. One of the most famous festivals is the Kien Giang River Boat Racing Festival.

Kien Giang River Boat Racing Festival

The program is aimed to commemorate the 420th anniversary of the formation of Quang Binh Province (1604 - 2024), 75 years of Quang Binh's Resurrection Day (July 15, 1949 - July 15, 2024), and 35 years of Provincial Reestablishment Day (July 1, 1989 - July 1, 2024).

Dong Hoi City

This year's festival will feature 20 male and female boat racing teams from communities with a strong tradition of boat racing. The racing teams will compete in the 10-person boat and 20-person boat events at distances of 200m, 500m, and 1,000m.

The boat racing festival in Vietnam is not only a sporting event but also a traditional cultural beauty. It provides an opportunity for both locals and tourists to experience the vibrant and bustling atmosphere while enjoying the dramatic competitions of athletes. This sporting event is infused with national cultural identity and provides the perfect opportunity for different regions to exchange ideas, learn from each other's experiences, and assert their position in traditional boat racing. Additionally, the festival is an excellent platform for promoting Quang Binh tourism to both domestic and foreign tourists.

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Phong Nha Cave Entrance

Come experience the excitement of the 2024 National Traditional Boat Racing Championship and immerse yourself in the cultural essence of Nhat Le River in Quang Binh!

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