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Get down to the WTC Wharf to watch over 280 competitors paddle like mad in their reptilian rowboats in celebration of Chinese New Year. Before these 12-metre long, brightly decorated boats battle it out on the Yarra River, each boat must undergo an awakening ceremony by Bright Moon Buddhist Monks, followed by a traditional Chinese Lion Dance.

Chinese New Year Dragon Boat Festival details

16/18-38 Siddeley St, Docklands 3008

Telephone 03 9629 9228

Bus or tram: Flinders St West

Price FREE
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Date Sun 17 Feb 2013

Open 9.30am-4.30pm

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