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Published Time: 23.06.2024 - 14:13:53 Modified Time: 23.06.2024 - 14:13:53

They previously said that, after consulting with city and health officials, the leak would not have a significant impact on the race. Dragon boat festival


Thousands of were at Vancouver’s False Creek on Saturday for the first day of the Concord Pacific Dragon Boat Festival.

The competition went ahead even after sewage leaked from a broken pipe earlier in the week into the waterway where the races are held.

Organizers set up hand-wash stations and mobile showers for racers to use.

They previously said that, after consulting with city and health officials, the leak would not have a significant impact on the race.

125,000 visitors are expected to attend the weekend festival.

During Saturday evening, Vancouver was treated to its first-ever public drone air show.

More than 180 drones equipped with LED lights took to the sky for a sparkling display.

The drone show has been in the works for roughly five months and despite the high-tech features, logistically organizers said its quite straight forward.

With synchronized music and clear skies expected, the show is sure to light up ’s hearts.


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