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Time: The fifth day of the fifth lunar month, once every two years
Venue: By the Jialing River, Wusheng County, Guang'an City, Sichuan Province


Origin: Rowing the dragon boat is a time-honored custom of the people in Wusheng in Guang'an City. The section of the Jialing River in Wusheng County features a wide river surface and slow and steady flow, which provides good natural conditions for the dragon boat race. At the Dragon Boat Festival, which falls on the fifth day of the fifth lunar month, the Wusheng people in their holiday best would go out to attend the dragon boat race. To meet the economic development and the era's demands, the Sichuan Provincial Tourism Bureau and the Guang'an Municipal People's Government work hand in hand to organize the Dragon Boat Tourism Culture Festival once every two years, integrating culture, tourism, trade and economy. 


What's On: The Dragon Boat Invitational Tournament organized according to the international dragon boat competition standards, the evening gala at the opening ceremony, aquatic catching ducks, fireworks and fire dragon shows, delicacy festival, etc.


Main Tourist Attractions: Yangtze Tourist Attractions: Three Gorges of Yangtze River, Jinyun Mountain, Dazu Stone Carvings, Jiangjin Simian Mountain Scenic Area, the Nuoshui River, etc.
Transport: Tourists can go to Chengdu by air, and then go to Wusheng County by train or bus.

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