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Hong Kong Dragon Boat Carnival
HONG KONG - JULY 05: A team of dragon boat racers preparing for a fancy dress race on July 5, 2015 in Hong Kong, Hong Kong. The Hong Kong Dragon Boat Carnival staged from 3 July 2015 (Friday) to 5 July 2015 (Sunday). The carnival featured two key programmes: the CCB (Asia) Hong Kong International Dragon Boat Races in Victoria Harbour and the San Miguel BeerFest at the UC Centenary Garden in East Tsim Sha Tsui. (Photo by Taylor Weidman/Getty Images for Hong Kong Images)

HONG KONG MUCH AWAITED DRAGON BOAT CARNIVAL

Have you been part of this amazing event? From 3 to 5 July 2015  the Hong Kong Dragon Boat Carnival featured Boat Races in Victoria Harbour and Beer Fest at the UC Centenary Garden in East Tsim Sha Tsui.

HONG KONG - JULY 05:  Competitors paddle their boats during the Hong Kong Dragon Boat Carnival Race on July 5, 2015 in Hong Kong, Hong Kong. The Hong Kong Dragon Boat Carnival will be staged from 3 July 2015 (Friday) to 5 July 2015 (Sunday). The carnival featured two key programmes: the CCB (Asia) Hong Kong International Dragon Boat Races in Victoria Harbour and the San Miguel BeerFest at the UC Centenary Garden in East Tsim Sha Tsui.  (Photo by Anthony Kwan/Getty Images for Hong Kong Images)
HONG KONG – JULY 05: Competitors paddle their boats during the Hong Kong Dragon Boat Carnival Race on July 5, 2015 in Hong Kong, Hong Kong. (Photo by Anthony Kwan/Getty Images for Hong Kong Images)

Three days of intense racing filled the harbour with heart-stopping action. A profusion of colour and the sounds of drummers and fans urging paddlers on to the finish line accompanied the Hong Kong Dragon Boat Carnival  ; 311 local teams and 100 overseas teams from 13 countries/regions, including Australia, Canada, Mainland China, Dubai, Japan, Korea, Macau, the Netherlands, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and the UK.

HONG KONG - JULY 05:  Competitors dressing in costumes paddle their boats during the Hong Kong Airlines Fancy Dress Race at the Hong Kong Dragon Boat Carnival Race on July 5, 2015 in Hong Kong, Hong Kong. The Hong Kong Dragon Boat Carnival will be staged from 3 July 2015 (Friday) to 5 July 2015 (Sunday). The carnival featured two key programmes: the CCB (Asia) Hong Kong International Dragon Boat Races in Victoria Harbour and the San Miguel BeerFest at the UC Centenary Garden in East Tsim Sha Tsui.  (Photo by Anthony Kwan/Getty Images for Hong Kong Images)
HONG KONG – JULY 05: Competitors dressing in costumes paddle their boats during the Hong Kong Airlines Fancy Dress Race at the Hong Kong Dragon Boat Carnival Race on July 5, 2015 in Hong Kong, Hong Kong.  (Photo by Anthony Kwan/Getty Images for Hong Kong Images)

Besides the races, the Hong Kong Dragon Boat Carnival featured a festival where athletes and spectators mingled to live music performances, danced and enjoyed jugs of refreshing beer.
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