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International Ice Dragon Boat Federation

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International Ice Dragon Boat Federation

Dragon as one of the most revered symbols of the Chinese people, were seen as god rain in Chinese ancient culture. Chinese ancient people believe it could hovers between earth and sky, it looks like having an antler of deer, ox-head, mouth of Donkey, eyes of prawn, ear of Elephant, scale of fish, mustache of human, extension bellows of snake, foots of phoenix. Dragon Boat culture derive from original requirement inside the tribes - pacifying the god rain. The most famous story about the Dragon Boating from Qu Yuan, a minister in the service of the Chu Emperor at Spring and Autumn Period of China. Despairing over corruption at court, Qu threw himself into a river. Qu was deeply loved by Chu people when he alive, therefore Chu people throwed Zongzhi into the river by paddling Dragon Boat in order to avoiding his body ate by the fishes in the river, (Chinese Traditional Food). This story totalized and popularized Dragon boating Culture. Dragon Boating, product of China Dragon culture, deeply rooted into it. Now, this show on the vivid dragon scale of boat hull and delicate dragon head and tail. Though 200 years development and Inheritance, modern dragon boating has became an international sport and spread its core sprint “unite as one, help one another” worldwide.