Dak Lak plays host to thrilling boat race competition

VOV.VN - A series of boat races were held as part of the seventh Buon Ma Thuot Coffee Festival in Lak Lake in the Central Highland province of Dak Lak on March 14.

Lak Lake is a famous sightseeing spot in Dak Lak province. The boat racing event proved to be popular among both local people and tourists.
Y Bang H'dok, chairman of Lak district People’s Committee and head of the organising board, beats the drum to signal the start of the race.
Thousands of local people and tourists began arriving at the event from early in the morning to give their support to the competitors.
There were a number of different types of races on show, including a two-man race between teams.
Here, a three-man race takes place.
The four-man race was a particularly competitive affair.
Competitors in the four-man race show their delight after victory.
Two teams put in a final big effort to make it to the finishing line first.
Wooden boats are an essential means of transportation in the daily lives of ethnic people in Dak Lak province.
Dozens of reporters were present covering the event.
Representatives from the winning teams receive their prizes from the organising board.

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