From Monday 4 June 2018 until Tuesday 19 June 2018, London’s largest Asian foodhall Bang Bang Oriental will be hosting a two week Dragon Boat Festival.
The festival will feature an exhibition where you can visit free of charge to view the colourful dragon boat on display at the foodhall. The dragon boat has been donated by Race The Dragon ( www.racethedragon.com ) and will be on display for you to view and photograph. You will also be able to visit the mini exhibition to learn about the Dragon Boat Festival and the history behind it.
Dragon Boat Racing has ancient Chinese origins and its history has been traced back for more than 2000 years. Racing was held to avert misfortune and encourage the rains needed for prosperity – as the dragon of Asia is a symbol of water.