Boat Races, Kite Show Beautify Sea Festival

Can Tho Province's team get two golds

Races of coracles for 100 and 300 meters, and traditional boat races for 1,000 and 2,000 meters took place on April 13, 2006.

In the coracle race, Nguyen Ngoc Thach won the individual golden medals for 100 and 200 meters.

In the traditional boat race, Can Tho Province’s team got two golds, Binh Thuan Province’s team two silvers and teams of Ba Ria-Vung Tau and Hau Giang Provinces the bronze each.

The kite-flying show

On the same day, festival-takers had a chance to enjoy the kite-flying show, competed by 15 artists from the Phuong Hoang (Phoenix) Club of District 8 in Ho Chi Minh City.

There were 40 single kites and six big kite groups with more than 200 colored kites. Among them, the most meticulous was a dragon kite. It took about four months and cost VND4 million to make the kite.

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Source SGGP – Translated by Kim Khanh

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