Tutte le informazioni per la 5^ edizione del Venice Dragon Boat Festival sono disponibili nel Bulletin 1 e Bulletin 2 entrambi il lingua inglese

(scaricali nella "Documents" area).

Nei Bulletin sono inserite anche le infomazioni per chi ha prenotato il dragon boat per la Vogalonga.

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All information for the 5th edition of the Venice Dragon Boat Festival is available in the Bulletin 1 and Bulletin 2, both in English

(you can download in the"Documents" area). 

The Bulletin also includes information for those who have booked the dragon boat for Vogalonga.

If you need more information, you can contact the Organizing Committee by e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


General Information

5th Venice International Dragon Boat Festival


When: 7th June 2019.

Where: S. Alvise, Venice, Italy.

The opening ceremony will be held on Friday 7th June 2019 starting from 5.30pm along the Grand Canal.

Note: Please see the instructions that can be found in the Festival programme below.


When: 8th June 2019.

Where: S. Alvise, Venice, Italy.

Distance: 200 metres.

Heats/Finals:2 heats and finals.

Categories: Club/Sport – Social/Amateur -  Breast Cancer Survivors.

The entries will remain open until the final decision of the Organising Committee.



Festival Programme


Team Composition


See Information Bulletin 1




See Information Bulletin 1




See Information Bulletin 1


The programme for the Festival is as follows:

7th June       Afternoon – parade of dragon boats along the Grand Canal and Eye-dotting Ceremony (the participating teams will be informed with an email which will contain specific information of the embarkation, the route and the disembarkation).

Team meeting for parade:  at 4.30pm at Sport Center Costantino Reyer - S. Alvise – Cannaregio 3163

(the parade will end at around 7.00pm at the same point as the departure).

A small aperitif will follow (book through attachment 1 in the Bulletin 2).


8th June      Arrival at the regatta course, at 10:00am


Captain’s Meeting,at 10:00am


1st round of heats, from 11:00am to 12:30pm approx


Lunch Break, Food and drink service available (book through attachment 1)


2nd round of heats, from 2:00pm to 3:00pm approx

(all teams will participate in 2 heats and 1 final)


FINALS, from 3:30pm to 4:30pm


Medal Ceremonies will be held after the completion of the last Final.


This programme may be subject to changes. In case of adverse weather conditions,

the Festival will be cancelled and 50% of the Festival Registration fee (ONLY) will be refunded.




45th Vogalonga

Venice and Northern Lagoon

Sunday 9th June 2019


Start in St Mark’s basin and arrival in the Grand Canal 


45th Vogalonga

You can read about the programme and the regulations at the website


Vogalonga Programme for boat pick-up


The programme for the pick-up of dragon boats provided by Venice Canoe & Dragon Boat is as follows:


9th June       Meeting,from 7:00am to 8:00am, at Sports Center Costantino Reyer - S. Alvise – Cannaregio 3163


                   Signing of disclaimers for the responsibility of damages to the boats


Consignment of boats and explanation of the route S.Alvise- S. Marco


Vogalonga- once completed, return to S.Alvise, by and no later than 2.00pm


Cleaning of boats, from rubbish, foodstuffs and drinks