The Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) has cancelled the Hong Kong Dragon Boat Carnival, which
was scheduled to be held at the Central Harbourfront from 14 June
to 16 June 2019.
The HKTB said it made the decision "after careful
consideration" on Wednesday, as large
protests in the Admiralty and Central districts of Hong Kong turned
The Hong Kong Dragon Boat Carnival attracts
thousands of visitors and paddlers from around the region, and is
one of the most popular dragon boat events in the world.
The HKTB said it will inform the travel trade
and visitors of the "relevant arrangements through various