September 27th, 2016

Dragon Boat Festival 2016

Herald photo by Ian Martens Members of the Hung Mon Athletic Club perform a Chinese lion dance Friday as part of the opening ceremonies for this weekendÕs Lethbridge Dragonboat Festival at Henderson Lake. Herald photo by Ian Martens Teams make their way to the start line at the Lethbridge Dragon Boat Festival Saturday at Henderson Lake. Herald photo by Ian Martens Drummers call out to their teams during racing action at the Lethbridge Dragon Boat Festival Saturday at Henderson Lake. Herald photo by Ian Martens Paddlers make their way from the start line in front of the Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden during racing action at the Lethbridge Dragon Boat Festival Saturday at Henderson Lake. Herald photo by Ian Martens Competitors leaving the water encourage a team with high-fives as they head out to the boats during racing action at the Lethbridge Dragon Boat Festival Saturday at Henderson Lake. Herald photo by J.W. Schnarr The Rose Ceremony honouring those lost to cancer in the past year was held at Henderson Lake Park on Saturday as part of the annual Lethbridge Dragon Boat Festival. Herald photo by Ian Martens Paddlers race down the lake as a cyclist passes by on a lake side path in the background during racing action at the Lethbridge Dragon Boat Festival Saturday at Henderson Lake. The festival continues Sunday. Herald photo by Ian Martens Members of the Hibikiya  taiko drumming group perform during weekendÕs Lethbridge Dragonboat Festival at Henderson Lake. Herald photo by Ian Martens Paddlers make their way back to the docks after crossing the finish line during racing action at the Lethbridge Dragon Boat Festival Saturday at Henderson Lake.