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Washington DC Dragon Boat Festival

This two-day festival of Dragon Boat will feature cultural exhibitions, craft demonstrations, and of course... dragon boat racing.

Date(s):

Saturday, June 16, 2018 12:01 am

Overview:

The Washington DC Dragon Boat Festival, now celebrating it's 17th year, is a two day festival held along the Potomac River complete with cultural exhibitions, craft demonstrations, and of course... dragon boat racing. The event is sponsored by the Taiwan-U.S. Cultural Association (TUSCA) and serves to promote Taiwanese culture to the Washington DC area through the sport of dragon boat racing. There will be an Eye Dotting Ceremony, Lion Dance, and Zhong Zi (a traditional Chinese food, made of glutinous rice stuffed with different fillings and wrapped in bamboo or reed leaves.) Entertainment to be announced.

Location:

Thompsons Boat Center
2900 Virginia Ave NW
Washington, DC 20037

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