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Dragon Boat Festival events
Dragon Boat Festival events
Entertainment Queens Courier Staff 8/03/2012 at 2:36PM

SATURDAY, August 4 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Chinese Music Ensemble of New York Founded in 1961 this ensemble is the oldest and only full Chinese orchestra in the United States and the Americas. Its present membership of nearly 50 musicians plays practically every type of Chinese music on Chinese instruments, both ancient and modern. In [...]

Prepping for the 22nd annual Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival
Prepping for the 22nd annual Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival
News Queens Courier Staff 8/03/2012 at 12:31PM

BY JONATHAN A. KROUNER editorial@queenscourier.com The biggest dragon boat races of the year take place this weekend in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, but Randy Ng of the DCH Dragon Boat Club isn’t nervous. Ng, 29, a self-employed Queens resident, is just excited to get a chance to perform in front of friends and family. “It’s a [...]

22nd Annual Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival
22nd Annual Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival
News Queens Courier Staff 8/03/2012 at 10:25AM

In celebration of the “Year of the Water Dragon,” the organizing committee of the 22nd Annual Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival in New York (HKDBF-NY) announced that this year’s competition is to be held on Saturday, August 4 and Sunday, August 5. It will feature cash & prizes for competitors in this year’s US Dragon [...]