Organised by the Jakarta Paddle Club and Dayung Bahtera Club, the first Jakarta Dragon Boat Festival is open for public. More than 40 competitive teams are expected to join the 250-metre race, with each team consisting of 12 to 22 paddlers. Amateur paddlers (above 14 years of age) are welcome to join as well and will receive a special training prior to the contest.
Music performances and various food stalls will accompany the event. Visit the FB account of jakartapaddleclub, email [email protected], or call 0812 8425 0011 for more information.