Dragon Boat Racing comes to Israel

First Ever Israel Dragon Boat Racing

Dragon Boat
For the first time ever Dragon Boat Racing will come to Israel in May 2012 – on the Kineret (Sea of Galilee). This has to be one of the most exciting and unusual things due to happen in Israel in 2012.

Dragon Boat Racing is a rapidly growing international sport – held in about 70 countries around the world. The sport originates in China.

Modern dragon boats have 20 paddlers, a steersperson and a drummer all working as a team combining their timing and their raw strength to move the boat smoothly through the water.

About the Israel Dragon Boat Festival

First Israeli Dragon Boat on the Kinneret
The Israel Dragon Boat festival is a joint Canadian Israeli initiative – started by Canadians with a passion for dragon boat racing and for Israel. It aims to raise substantial monies for some very worthy charities – we wish them every success.

The Israel Dragon Boat Festival will take place May 17 & 18 2012. The quota for Israel based boats has been filled but there are some individual crew spots left.

It promises to be colorful lively fun event.

For more Israel Dragon Boat information – see Israel Dragon Boat Festival Website

All photos courtesy of & copyright Dragonboat Israel


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