Festival Programme 2018

Prague Dragon Autumn 2018 Festival Programme


As ussually the most important thing on the programme are the races on both hong-kong and indonesian style boats. On both short and the long tracks.

But the races will be layered together with some special  dance exhibitions, we will add again some of the traditional rituals and for this year we have prepared a special trophy that will we awarded to the best team. A special "dragon egg" trophy.

Preliminary time schedule of Prague Dragon Autumn 2018:

Saturday 8. 9. 2018

  8:30 - Festival area opening
  9:15 - Teams registration start
  9:30 - Captains meetiing
  9:45 - Opening ceremony - Awakening of the dragon

10:15 - Racing block start
          - race for 200 meters - qualification - MIX and Woman cathegory

           - Indonesian boats race for 600 meters

          - 1000 meters long distance race

          In 200 meters race first the qualification, semifinals and final races. The schedule of race will be announced affter finishing of signup.

Note: During the day will be the entries of the cultural programme. You can notice them at the bottom of the page.

inmediatelly after end approx.
17:00 - Prize handlig ceremony
17:30 - Official closing ceremony
18:00 - Final dragons dance and Sleeping dragon ceremony

Sunday 9. 9. 2018

This year we officially announce the group dragon boat sightseeing tour in Prague city center. To see the Prague how you never saw it and to hear about things you never knew that can be true.

  9:30 - meeting of the participants and the TJ Kotva boathouse, preparations of the boats, and material
10:00 - attempt to leave the boathouse towards the city center...

11:30-12 - expected return to boathouse...

Complementary programme:
Entry in the festival area is free all day!

Children rides - according to demands and possible boat capacities we will perform free children rides for kids and their parents. Kids aged 5-15 can enter the boat only with an adult. Children 15+ alone. Children under 5 years are not allowed. More info about the rides and registration at the organizer tent. Rides are FREE of charge. 

Refreshments - during the whole day and evening there will be available to buy food and drink including the czech beer. Also non-alcoholic beverages will be on sale.

Chill-out zone - Area for those who are not currently racing where you can rest but also be active in preperation for next race! You can build your own tent here! And this year there will also some sport equipment to your "relaxing" . Like slack-line, football and voleyball balls.

The most enthusiastic team competetion - A competetion where you can show your dragon spirit. For both days our refereees will evaluate your effort, enthusiasm and spirit you will put in the dragon boat event. 


Professional journalists and photographers are kindly requested for registration at the organizer office. Registration is FREE of charge but we would like to be informed about your presence and we will give you assistance if needed.

Application form for festival available: HERE

Datum konání: 
Sun, 22/07/2018