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Beth Walsh's PHOTO BLOG: Dragon Boat Teams Training on the Water

19 | June 2013

The 20th annual Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival is this weekend. Since its inception in 1993, thousands of participants have gathered at Mooney’s Bay Park on Riverside Drive in Ottawa to race. Admission to the festival is free to spectators. In 1998 the “Pledge Challenge” was added to help with fund ...

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Spotlight Ottawa BLOG: There's plenty of free music at the 2013 Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival

19 | June 2013

The 20th edition of the Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival takes place this weekend from Thursday to Sunday. In addition to the dragon boat races, there’s a lot of great free concerts, fun activities for the kids and an extreme bike show. Lot’s to see, do and hear for everyone. It all takes place at Mo ...

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Photogmusic.com CHUO 89.1 RADIO: Interview with John Brooman

17 | June 2013

Playlist & Interview with John from @OttDragonBoatFest on Photogmusic LIVE by Photogmusic on Mixcloud  Continue listening to the interview and viewing the videos at Photogmusic.com 

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The Scene: Ottawa Party Of The Week - Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival

17 | June 2013

If you didn’t get your fill of incredible and diverse Canadian music for free last weekend at Westfest, then make sure you cross off some dates this weekend for the Tim Horton’s Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival. The 20th annual Dragon Boat Festival, nestled on the scenic shores of Mooney’s Bay, featu ...

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Ottawa Citizen: Dragon Boat Festival Musical Lineup

13 | June 2013

Friday, June 21 8 p.m. The Balconies 9:30 p.m. Sam Roberts Band Saturday, June 22 12:30 p.m. Sam Cash and The Romantic Dog 2 p.m. The Joynt 3:30 p.m. The Treasure 5 p.m. Kalle Mattson 6:30 p.m. The Matinee 8 p.m. Great Lake Swimmers 9:45 p.m. Born Ruffians Sunday, June 23 Noon Devin Cuddy 1 ...

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Blouin Artinfo: Top 5 Dragon Boat Festival Celebrations Worldwide

09 | June 2013

Over the past 2,000 years, the Dragon Boat Festival has been held on the fifth day of the fifth month according to the Chinese lunar calendar. With the annual holiday taking place this year on June 12, BLOUIN ARTINFO China picks out five of the top global Dragon Boat Festivals that will take pla ...

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One Tank Trips BLOG: Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival adds Born Ruffians to free concert line-up

18 | May 2013

OTTAWA, MAY 9, 2013 – Organizers of the 20th annual Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival announced today the Born Ruffians, fresh off the release of their buzz worthy new album Birthmarks, will headline the free festivities on Saturday, June 22. Continue reading the full post at One Tank Trips 

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EMC Ottawa East News: Ottawa Sports Hall of Fame inducts two Kanata originals

09 | May 2013

Michael Chambers, a former president of Canada’s Olympic Committee, was inducted in the Ottawa Sports Hall of Fame under the builders category at city hall on May 9. Chambers is a founding director of the Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival and served as chairman of the annual event from 1999 to 2001. C ...

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Ottawa Sun: All-Canadian buzz bands added to Dragon Boat Festival

09 | May 2013

The Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival has beefed up its free concert lineup with a trio of all-Canadian buzz bands. Continue reading the full article in Ottawa Sun

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Metro Ottawa: Dragon Boat Race to kick off 2013 fundraising campaign

24 | April 2013

Ottawa’s Dragon Boat Foundation will kick of its 2013 fundraising season at an event at Ottawa City Hall Wednesday afternoon. Continue reading the full article in Metro

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