OIST Teams at the 2014 Onna Maeganeku Haarii

4. June 2014 - 15:23

The Haarii is a ritual dragon boat race held very year on May 4th in the lunar calendar. It is believed to ensure good harvests and the safety of fishermen. Adopted from China by the Ryukyu Kingdom in the late 12th century, it continues to be observed all over Okinawa.

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