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KIEN GIANG (VNS) - The National Dragon Boat Race Championship is scheduled to kick off today in Ha Tien Town in the southern province of Kien Giang.
The event will attract the participation of more than 300 rowers from 12 teams across the country competing in 18 events.
The tournament, which will last until May 3, celebrates the anniversary of the liberation of southern Viet Nam on April 30 and May Day.
Eximbank will be the event's sponsor during four years (2013-16) with total support of VND6 billion (US$286,000).-VNS