MALAYSIA: PENANG INTERNATIONAL DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL

MALAYSIA: PENANG INTERNATIONAL DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL. Participants racing to the finish line in Penang, Malaysia on Dec 3, 2017.The Malaysia Xiamen dragon boat team members, who have never been out of China, made their debut at the Penang International Dragon Boat Festival 2017 in Teluk Bahang, Penang island, Malaysia. The team, made up of 14 students from the Xiamen Huaqiao University, enjoyed the experience very much due to the hospitality received at this event. The two-day annual event, which has cash prizes amounting to RM50,000 (US$1=RM4.22), returned on a grander scale with 26 international teams from Australia, Brunei, China, Hong Kong, Iran, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea and Thailand. There were also 24 Malaysian teams. Photo courtesy The Star

Last Updated: 2017-12-04

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