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Hundreds participate in Hong Kong dragon boat festival

AP

Published : Aug 14, 2017, 11:25 am IST
Updated : Jul 6, 2019, 3:32 pm IST
The 27th annual Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival drew hundreds of participants at Flushing Meadows Corona Park in the borough of Queens. (Photo: AP)
 The 27th annual Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival drew hundreds of participants at Flushing Meadows Corona Park in the borough of Queens. (Photo: AP)
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A Buddhist Monk from the World Chan Buddhist Association, performs the traditional Awakening Blessing of the Dragon Boats during the Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival Awakening Ceremony in New York's Times Square, Thursday, July 20, 2017. (Photo: AP)
A Buddhist Monk from the World Chan Buddhist Association, performs the traditional Awakening Blessing of the Dragon Boats during the Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival Awakening Ceremony in New York's Times Square, Thursday, July 20, 2017. (Photo: AP)
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Boats move into position for the start of a race during the Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival in the Queens borough of New York, Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017. (Photo: AP)
Boats move into position for the start of a race during the Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival in the Queens borough of New York, Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017. (Photo: AP)
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Boats move into position for the start of a race during the Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival in the Queens borough of New York, Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017. (Photo: AP)
Boats move into position for the start of a race during the Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival in the Queens borough of New York, Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017. (Photo: AP)
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A boat returns to the docks after a race during the Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival in the Queens borough of New York, Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017. (Photo: AP)
A boat returns to the docks after a race during the Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival in the Queens borough of New York, Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017. (Photo: AP)
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A boat moves into position for the start of a race during the Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival in the Queens borough of New York, Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017. (Photo: AP)
 A boat moves into position for the start of a race during the Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival in the Queens borough of New York, Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017. (Photo: AP)
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Boats finish a race as members of the teams camp near the water during the Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival in the Queens borough of New York, Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017. (Photo: AP)
Boats finish a race as members of the teams camp near the water during the Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival in the Queens borough of New York, Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017. (Photo: AP)
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Participants rest between races during the Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival in the Queens borough of New York, Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017. (Photo: AP)
Participants rest between races during the Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival in the Queens borough of New York, Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017. (Photo: AP)
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