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|Bloemfontein it is a Dutch word which means fountains of flower. Bloemfontein is the capital city of the Free State region of South. Bloemfontein is situated in Central South Africa. It is located in the south edge of Highveld at an height of 1400 meters. The area is generally smooth with occasional hills. The temperatures are usually very hot and the maximum temperature is 32 centigrade and minimum temperature is 19 Centigrade. Snow is rare in Bloemfontein. The last snow on this city was on 26 July 2007. The Bloemfontein has many suburbs which are Heidedal to the east and Bainsvlei , Fauna, Fichardtpark, Fleurdal, Gardeniapark, Langenhoven Park, Park West, Pellissier, Hospitaalpark, Kiepersol, Generaal De Wet is on the south side of Bloemfontien.On the north side of the Bloemfontein the suburbs are Langenhoven Park, Arboretum, Bayswatar, Helicon Heights, Waverley and Panorama Park. The main black suburbs are Phelindaba, Bloemanda, Bochabela, Rockland, and Phahameng. The historic Batho is the place where Maphikela House.
There are many sports which are famous in Bloemfontein are football, Rugby, cricket, soaring, motor sport. The Free State Stadium and the nearby sports compound is the main sports site in the city and region. The site was the hosting stadium for the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa. Many matches played in Bloemfontein. There are quite a few other sports places in the city, though, including services belonging to the university, schools, colleges and sports clubs. Bloemfonteinís has home of two rugby teams. The central cheetahs who played in super 15 and Free state Cheetahs who play in the domestic cup. In 2005 the free state Cheetaha won the Currie Cup. This is the home ground to rugby players. Cricket is also very popular in Bloemfontein. The Eagle cricket team is very famous and it is representing Free State and Northern Cape. There are many venues which are from domestic and international cricket. Soaring is most attractive game in the Bloemfontein.
Motor sport is also very famous in Bloemfontein. There are many education institutions are in the Bloemfontein. The institutions are pre-schools, colleges and universities. In schools colleges and universities many different languages are used for the teaching purpose. The primary education institution names are Laerskool Universitas, Willem Postma Primary School, Grey college Primary School, Legae primary, Rakgonne primary. The secondary schools in Bloemfontein is Technical High School, Bloemfontein High school, St. Michealís School, Eunice High School, Brebner High School and C&N sekondere. There are many recreational places in the Bloemfontein. Visitors to Bloemfontein have the exclusive chance to interrelate with cheetahs, lions, leopards, and tigers, as well as with other animals that haverescued at the Cheetah Experience in the suburb of Bainsvlei. The Bainsveli is only on the 5 min drive from Bloemfontien. Touching of animals is allowed and coming face to face with these creatures outside of a zoo environment is a once in a lifetime experience not to be missed. The newspaper which are very famous are Die Volksblad and Krant. The Radio stations which are favourite by many peoples are Radio Rosested, Med FM
Dragon boating festival, generally called as Duanwujie in Chinese is celebrated on the 5th of the fifth month of the Chinese lunar calendar. For thousand years this traditional festival has been passed down from one generation to the next. It has been marked by eating Zongazi (Steamed glutinous rice wrapped in bamboo leaves) and by racing in dragon boats. On the way of Duanwu, people raced in dragon boats to entertain the god and offered Zongazi as a treat.
The celebration of dragon boating festival consists of two major activities, eating Zongazi and racing in dragon boats. Zongazi is the most popular food for the festival, whereas dragon boat racing is the most popular activity during the festival, especially in Southern china.
Today dragon boating races have become very popular all over the world, and it still remains with many of its original features. Such as, it consists of 22 crew members, a drummer, steers person and 20 paddlers. Drummer maintains the rhythm of the paddlers, steers person controls the direction of the boat and paddlers move the boat to compete with other team members.
To take part in a dragon boat racing you donít need to be there in Asia, as the water sport today is played in 60 countries. This includes part of Europe, Africa, America, Australia and Asia. With the formation of International dragon boating federation (IDBF), there formed Europe (EDBF) and Asian (ADBF) federations, which today conduct dragon boat races in these countries.
Dragon boating is the fastest growing international water sports today played in teams. Itís a team sport which promotes socialization of participants and offers great fun. Itís a water sport that encourages mass participation of the people and provides great enjoyment in the game.
Dragon boating is a water sport which makes a person wet, and thus one requires necessary clothing (shorts, ĺ pants), shoes (surf shoes), sunglasses etc. Along with such items, participants also need to buy dragon boat accessories like dragon boat paddle bag, dragon boat seat pad, paddle blade cover, so as to carry and protect their boat paddles.
With rising popularity of the water sport, dragon boat clubs have been formed today in many countries. They provide necessary training and conduct dragon boat events for people. Participants just need to buy dragon boat paddles and bring along with them. Dragon boat clubs provide life jackets to their club members and provide dragon boats to each group. Participants need to register themselves with a particular dragon .