Traditional Dragon Boat Awakening Ceremony. Help us Awaken the Dragons for the 30th Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival in NY. Best, DLA, Marketing Director- HKDBF NY 2022
DRAGONS TO INVADE TIMES SQ – 7/13/2022@11:00am
7/13/22 Media Contact:DAAssociatesPR.COM- David L. Archer- cell (914)299-0837, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.hkdbf-ny.org
NYC MEDIA ALERT- PHOTO OPPTY-TRADITIONAL DRAGON BOAT AWAKENING CEREMONY
THIS MORNING WEDNESDAY, July 13th at 11:00 AM (rain or shine),
BWAY BETW 46 & 47th adjacent to FATHER DUFFY PARK, TIMES SQ, NYC
MONKS, AND SHAOLIN MARTIAL ARTISTS* TO PERFORM, BLESS AND UNVEIL DRAGON BOATS FOR THE 2022 HONG KONG DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL IN NEW YORK. CELEBRATING THE YEAR OF THE TIGER!
Media, Invited Guests, Elected Officials, VIP’s, Sponsors and Traditional Chinese Shaolin Martial Artists will look on as Monks perform the Traditional Awakening Blessing of the Dragon Boats, the “Kick off” of the festivities leading up to the 2022 Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival in New York. Bringing prosperity and good fortune to the area and those involved. Dignitaries and invited guests will have the opportunity to Dot the Eye of the Dragon. 2 Dragon Boats will be on display.
The boats were recently made in China for the 30th Annual Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival in New York-2022, a Free International, multi-cultural celebration and sporting event that will be held Sat, July 30th and Sun, July. 31st, 2022 from 9am to 5pm (rain or shine) at Meadow Lake, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens, NY. The Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival in New York began at Battery Park in 1991.
“THE DRAGON BOAT AWAKENING CEREMONY” includes brief performances from the New York Shaolin Temple Kung Fu Center, https://www.newyorkshaolintemple.com
THE 30th ANNUAL HONG KONG DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL IN NY TAKES PLACE ON MEADOWS LAKE, FLUSHING MEADOWS CORONA PARK SAT JULY 30 & SUN JULY 31st fro,m 9am-5pm rain or shine. CELEBRATING THE YEAR OF THE TIGER! A FREE 2 DAY INTERNATIONAL, MULTICULTURAL SPORTING AND CULTURAL EVENT WITH 100+ TEAMS (comprising approx 1,000 competitors) FROM AROUND THE WORLD COMPETING FOR PRIZES.
Admission to the HKDBF-NY is Free, Events take place Rain or Shine. See www.hkdbf-ny.org for directions and further information.
Directions to the Festival by bus/subway –Please take the MTA or car pool.Again this year we’ve worked with the MTA to insure easy and safe transportation to the Festival site. Festival attendees can use their MetroCard or exact change to take the #7 Train to the CitiField stop and transfer from there to special MTA shuttle buses that will take them directly to the Festival site, or they can walk from the CitiField stop (about a 15 minute walk. Parking on-site is limited.
Downloadable photos are available at www.hkdbf-ny.org . (web designed and maintained by Fusia Communications)
This year’s Sponsors include; the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, NY., Shanghai Commercial Bank, Con Edison, New York Community Bank, Flushing Bank, Resorts World, JPMorgan Chase, Fios by Verizon, ITALKBB, new york state of health, Vallo Transportation, Ltd., Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens Chamber of Commerce, Office of the Queensborough President, Donovan Richards, Jr., NYC &Co, Discover Queens
Media &Creative Partners: PIX 11 Sing Tao Daily News, The Queens Courier, MultiCultural Radio Broadcasting, Inc.(AM1480, AM1380,Sino Television, Niu TV) GoodNews Broadcast.com,F usia Communications, Inc., Inak Design, Additional support provided by the Hong Kong Tourism Board, AARP, Attending Home Care, the Queens Chronicle, The Island, YELP, TinnieAdvertising and ChinaAmerica Radio.
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