News in Hoi An Ancient Town
The racers were young people representing the wards of Cua Dai, Minh An, Cam Kim ... of Hoi An city.
In particular, this year's competition had five special racers who were foreign tourists.
However, the foreign racers were quickly exhausted during the 4km distance.
The boys of Cam Kim Ward always took the lead.
While the boys were trying to row ...
... suddenly, people threw water onto them to wish for good luck.
The guys of Cam Kim Ward won both awards called “cung” (worship) and “ruou” (alcohol) of the competition.
Many tourists rent small boats to row to the Hoai River to cheer on the racers.
The organizing committee presented lanterns to foreign racers.
The winners received the VND1 million award ($50).