ICF president sends Dragon Boat Festival wishes to all

Thomas Konietzko, president of the International Canoe Federation (ICF), sent best wishes to all during the 2023 ICF Dragon Boat World Cup in Yichang, Hubei. "Today is the Chinese traditional Dragon Boat Festival. First of all, I would like to wish you all happy Dragon Boat Festival," he said, adding that he was certain the regatta's success would help promote the sport of dragon boat racing around the world. He also said he expects to see more future ICF Dragon Boat World Cups to be held in China. This video is part of a special festive program presented by China Media Group (CMG) on Thursday to celebrate the festival. Featuring various kinds of art forms such as singing, dancing, drama and recitals, the program will transport audiences to picturesque Zigui, the hometown of the great Chinese patriotic poet Qu Yuan.

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