Participants sought for Manza Haarii Festival

Entries for the for the 34th Okinawa Governor’s Cup dragon boat races “Manza Haarii Festival,” sponsored by ANA Intercontinental Manza Beach Resort, and cosponsored by Onna Village and Okinawa Times newspaper are accepted starting 1 p.m. on Monday.

The races will be held at Manza Beach Resort on June 18. A Manza Beach spokesman says any team is invited to participate. “Let’s make the start of this summer active with a Haarii! Race,” he said.

Slots for 93 teams are available to participate, and applications will be accepted until the number of teams reaches the limit.

An application form can be downloaded from Manza Beach website or the resort will fax one if requested by phone. To apply, fill the form and send is back by e-mail or fax. For details please call 098-868-7797, or send a fax to 098-863-1849.