Festival Schedule

(subject to change)

7:30am Dragon Boat Team Registration Check-In
8:15am Captains Meeting near Marshalling area
8:30am Marshalling
9:00am Time Trials
10:00am Opening of CAACC Tent
11:00am Festival Opening Ceremony
National Anthem Marissa Olarte Helbing, FACC Director
Welcome & Recognition of Guests Ann Gonzales, President, CAACC
Musical Interlude Opera Carolinas
Dotting the Eye of the Dragon Dr John Chen, Founder, Charlotte Dragon Boat Festival
Vietnamese Tet Ms Vietnam & Mr Vietnam Winners & Court
Recognition Awards Dr Ki-Hyun Chun, Founder, CAACC & Asian Festival
Dr Nini Bautista, Co-Chairman, Asian Festival, Founder, “The Search”
Finale Musical Interlude

Opening of the Cultural Showcase

Passport Game

Opening of Vendor Booths and Food Stands

Dragon Boat Race—Semifinals

11:30am Street Show
Korean Drums Han Kim, Team Leader
Kendo Demo Japanese Association
12:00pm "Search for the Best" of Asian Festival Performing Arts
1:30pm Dragon Boat Race—Finals
2:00pm Cultural Program
4:00pm Awards & Trophies "Search for the Best"
4:30pm Dragon Boat Race—Awards Ceremony
4:55pm Closing Remarks—Dr John Chen



CAACC, 501 Brickingham Way, Columbia SC 29229

Festival Organizers

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