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Spotlight Ottawa BLOG: Sam Roberts Band and The Balconies @ The Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival

22 | June 2013

The weather was perfect Friday night as the Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival kicked off its musical festivities. The enthusiastic crowd filled the hillside for the show featuring the Sam Roberts Band and Ottawa’s own The Balconies. Continue reading the full post at Spotlight Ottawa

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Ottawa Sun: No draggin’ your feet in the Dragon Boat race

22 | June 2013

Paddlers from various teams put their backs into it during the 20th Annual Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival at Mooney’s Bay yesterday. Continue reading the full article in Ottawa Sun

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MegaPixel Travel PHOTO BLOG: Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival - Friday Night

21 | June 2013

The boats themselves were ready for the evening’s challenge and had been newly decked out with their polished dragon heads and the drummer’s drums were safely secured in the bow of the boat.  Continue reading the full post and viewing phots at MegaPixel Travel 

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CTV News Ottawa: Hundred hit the beach for Tiki Gala

20 | June 2013

Around 500 people attended the inaugural Tiki Beach Gala in support of the Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival on Thursday night. The sold-out event held at Mooney’s Bay beach featured six different food tents featuring cuisine from all around the world, entertainment and an auction. “It’s a great atmos ...

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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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