1. The only DB event with global live broadcast all the way through (RTHK Radio 3 - in the last 10 years or so on AM567 or for Stanley area on FM106.8 stero ) - On-line audio broadcast through the internet in 1999, additional on-line live tv webcast in year 2000
* RTHK's webcast of the Stanley event 2001 long video clips http://www.rthk.org.hk/special/dragonboat2001/
2. Most countries represented - you can find peddlers from all the continents and they add up to out-number any other local events of the festival. 3. Largest in scale- largest number of participating teams in HK (143 teams record high in 2001, 130 teams in 1996 & 2000, 126 in 1997, 120 in 1998, 121 in 1999). One of the largest one-day regattas in dragon boat history in the world. 4. Thickest flavour of carnival. 5 Most corporate teams participating. 6 The best sand and beach setting on the festival day- paddling in the famous Tai Tam Bay which is embraced by The Shek O and Red Hill Peninsulars - Enjoy your so-called "dragonboat swim" anytime in Stanley Main Beach. 7 The first and only district DB event in HK with an informative official web site, which is proudly to be fully bilingual. 8. Bilingual Presentation - all team info sent out and announcements in both Chinese and English. 9. Ten sessions total 10 hours of pre-race practice.
To hear & watch
RTHK (Radio 3)'s on-line global Live Broadcast on race