BC Sports Hall of Fame Presents Paddles Upby
The BC Sports Hall of Fame presents its latest exhibit, Paddles Up! in honour of the The Canadian International Dragon Boat Festival.
BC Sports Hall of Fame Presents Paddles Up
When: Fridays and Saturdays, 10:00am to 4:00pm
Where: Gate A at BC Place
Admission: Free February 12-13, 2021 in celebration of the Lunar New Year and Family Day, book online in advance. Regular admission rates apply
Paddles Up! explores the festival’s history since the sport’s arrival at Expo 86. Discover unique artifacts, including two full-sized dragon boats, hear stories from athletes of all backgrounds, and learn about the festival’s cultural heritage.
Produced in partnership between the BC Sports Hall of Fame and the Canadian International Dragon Boat Festival Society, the exhibit is a celebration of diverse cultural expression and sport in British Columbia. Explore the history, see unique artifacts, and learn about the festival’s rich cultural heritage.
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