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Photogmusic.com PHOTO BLOG: Spirit of the West @ Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival

22 | June 2012

Spirit of the West was the last and headliner at 19th Annual Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival. Continue reading the full post and viewing the photos at Photogmusic.com  

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One Tank Trips BLOG: Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival on this weekend

22 | June 2012

The Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival(THODBF), the largest dragon boat festival in North America is celebrating its biggest year ever from June 22 – 24 at Mooney’s Bay Park. Here’s an insider’s guide to take advantage of three days of free family entertainment and get the most out of the F ...

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Ottawa Citizen: Ottawa Dragon Boat fest ready to rock out

21 | June 2012

Canadian folk-rock legends Spirit of the West, Juno-winning singer-songwriter David Usher and Ottawa’s indie folk outfit The Acorn will play free concerts as part of this year’s expanded Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival. The 19th edition of the festival starts Friday at 5 p.m. and runs th ...

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BHBB BLOG: Dragon Boat Festival

18 | June 2012

It’s that time of year again! Mooney’s Bay Park will be full of athletes, supporters, bands, and electric atmosphere… of course we are talking about the Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival. On June 22-24, over 70,000 people are predicted to attend North America’s largest dragon boat festival which is in ...

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Ottawa Citizen: Beating to their own drum

16 | June 2012

For some dragon boat teams, it's all about the competition. For others, it's about the team spirit - and the challenge of raising funds for good causes. Continue reading the full article in the Ottawa Citizen

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Ottawa Citizen: Shine a light, City Councillor Allan Hubley, who lost his son Jamie to suicide, is this year's honorary chairman

15 | June 2012

South Kanata City Councillor Allan Hubley is the honorary chairman of this year’s Ottawa’s Dragon Boat Festival at Mooney’s Bay. The 19-year-old event, popular both as a sports competition and as a fundraiser, is the largest of its kind in North America attracting about 210 teams this year. “And ...

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Rainsoft of Ottawa BLOG: Paddles Up! Everyone

13 | June 2012

The Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival is the largest festival of its kind in North America. It is a three day event held at Mooeny's Bay Park.  Admission is FREE and features non-stop racing, concerts, children’s area, cultural performances, local delicacies, artisans and fun shopping! It ...

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East Coast Kitchen Party VIDEO BLOG: Free EP "At Long Creek" released by Paper Lions!

06 | June 2012

We caught up with John MacPhee and Colin Buchanan at the Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival so they could bring everyone up to date on things.  Continue viewing the video at East Coast Kitchen Party 

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Ottawa Sun: 75,000 people expected for Dragon Boat Festival

06 | June 2012

This year’s Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival is the largest in the world, say organizers. “So we keep expanding, it’s wonderful,” said festival president and CEO John Brooman. The 19th edition runs from June 22-24 at Mooney’s Bay Park. “We have 204 teams, which is 14 teams ahead of this time last yea ...

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Ottawa Citizen: Spirit of the West, David Usher and The Acorn on stage at Dragon Boat fest

30 | May 2012

Thanks to an increase in grant funding, things will be even more lively this year, with more music and family entertainment throughout the site. “We are thrilled to present an increased variety of quality performers this summer,” said John Brooman, executive director of the dragon-boat festival. ...

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