The Centre for Israel & Jewish Affairs: Isreal's dragon boat festival had its genesis in Ottawa The Centre For Israel & Jewish Affairs

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

OTTAWA — The first-ever dragon boat festival in Israel is set for May 17 and 18 on Lake Kinneret (better known as the Sea of Galilee). Even though it’s the inaugural event, Dragon Boat Israel Festival is already a sellout, with 39 teams registered from around the world.

None of this would have been possible without the efforts of the Sea Lions, a dragon boat team based in Ottawa that first competed in the 2009 Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival.

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