Chebei dragon boats reveal elegance Updated: June 2, 2022

With the Dragon Boat Festival falling on June 3 this year, the Hao Family in Chebei subdistrict of Guangzhou's Tianhe district brought back their No 7 and 8 dragon boats on May 29.

The No 7 dragon boat was renovated and the No 8 dragon boat was newly built at a shipyard in Panyu district. Ritual ceremonies like adding eyes to the dragon boat were carried out to pray for good weather, prosperity, good harvest, and health.


The Hao Family in Chebei subdistrict brings back their No 7 and 8 dragon boats on May 29 with ritual ceremonies. [Photo/WeChat account: gh_8762f3ee9ebc]


The dragon boat (C) from Ersha Island of Yuexiu district comes to congratulate the Hao Family. [Photo/WeChat account: gh_8762f3ee9ebc]


The dragon head of the newly built No 8 dragon boat. [Photo/WeChat account: tianhefabu]


People excitedly welcome back the two dragon boats for the upcoming Dragon Boat Festival. [Photo/WeChat account: tianhefabu]