The first dragon boat is called Yinglong, the rainy dragon, and the second Guangzhou.
It's considered bad luck to paddle a dragon boat that hasn't been awakened. The eye dotting ceremony brings them to life. Both boats are dressed with red. Their names are to be revealed shortly by Ian Elliot, from Bristol Empire Dragons.
People gather on Bristol Harbourside to watch the Lord Mayor dot the eyes of two new dragon boats.