Invitation to Jakarta Dragon Boat Festival 2019

Monday, 13 May 2019

The Jakarta Dragon Boat Festival (JDBF) is an annual event for the community that started in 2017. The number of participants increased in 2018 by 66% compared to 2017, from 590 paddlers to 950 paddlers. The increased in the popularity of dragon boat in Indonesia has partly been credited to the success in last year’s Asian Games 2018, in which their national athletes had came on top in the medal tally in the traditional boat category. 

JDBF brings people together from all over the country and the world in celebration of sports, friendship and cultural exchange. Participating teams from corporate, communities, athletes, students and overseas will compete in the Premiere International Open, Premiere National Open, Student Invitational Open, Community Men, Women and Mixed race categories. The festival also features a carnival with cultural and music performances, bazaars, games and activities for the community and families.

Special 10% discount on the registration fee for SwissCham Indonesia members. Normal registration fee is IDR.3.000.000 per community team for a 16 crew member, same applies to mixed, men and women race category.

Key Dates

  • 20 March Open Registration
  • 30 May Registration Closed
  • 15 June Training Begin for Community Teams
  • 27 July Last Training for Community Teams
  • 2 August Welcoming Dinner
  • 3 August Opening Ceremony and Races


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