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Dragon Boat Race Held to Mark World Environment Day

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Photo/Liu Yu, Xinhua News Agency 
 
Dragon boat teams compete fiercely. (Photo/Xie Xianghua, Xinhua News Agency) 
 
On June 3 morning, the Dragon Boat Race themed “Our Holiday—Duanwu Festival” kicked off on Laodao River, Shashi Town. Eight teams from Liuyang competed in the contest. 
 
The dragon boat race was held to greet the World Environment Day which falls on June 5. It aims to promote green development, and encourage the public to lead a green, healthy, and sustainable lifestyle. 
 
This year the Duanwu Festival Lasts from June 7 to 9. 
 
This article is from Hunan Provincial Government. www.enghunan.gov.cn. 
 
Translator: Xiao Juan
 
Chinese source: hn.xinhuanet.com