Asian Dragon Boat Race & Cultural Festival

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Enjoy the annual "Asian Dragon Boat Race & Cultural Festival". Although the Dragon Boat Race is a Chinese tradition, don't miss out on this multi-cultural event surrounding the Asian Culture.

Festival Schedule: The 2016 Boston Dragon Boat Festival will be held on June 11-12, 2016.

Saturday June 11, 2016 - Races ONLY.

Sunday June 12, 2016 - Races and Cultural Festival

Performances & Demonstrations on Sunday:

12:00 Chinese Waist Drum Dance
12:15 Dragon Dance
12:45 Opening Ceremony
1:00 Chinese Traditional Music, Chinese Yo-Yo
1:25 Folk Songs from Asia
1:30 Bhangra & Bollywood Dance
2:00 Chinese Drumming, Dulcimer
2:15 Chinese Martial Arts
2:45 Chinese Traditional Dance
3:15 Rhythmic
3:30 Bhangra & Bollywood Dance
4:00 Chinese and Asian Arts Demonstration
4:30 Japanese Taiko Drumming
5:00 Awards Ceremony


Boston Side - Docks
7:00AM – 5:00PM Dragon Boat Races - Finals

Cambridge Side - Along Memorial Drive
12:00PM – 5:00PM Asian Food

Cambridge Side - Main Tent
12:00PM – 5:00PM Arts and Crafts & Asian Cultural Performances

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