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Original EXPO ’86 dragon boat on display at Vancouver festival — CBC News

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— One of six teak dragon boats that were donated from Hong Kong to Vancouver during Expo ’86, a World’s Fair, will be on display at this year’s Vancouver Dragon Boat Festival at Olympic Village this weekend.

The boats introduced Vancouver to the sport and the festival is now the largest of its kind outside of Hong Kong, according to Dominic Lai, marketing and brand manager for Dragon Boat B.C. and the festival…

Image: A demonstration of a newly constructed light-weight dragon boat on June 6. (Maggie MacPherson/CBC)

June 22, 2019

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