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Asian Festival returns to Cornelius Oct. 23

Dragon boat racing at the annual Asian Festival. PHOTO COURTESY OF ANDREA LEE

Oct. 20. The Charlotte Dragon Boat Festival comes back to Lake Norman Oct. 23 with a lineup that includes dragon boat races, the Parade of Nations, cultural performances and a wide variety of Asian and Pacific Islands food.

Asian Americans of all ethnicities and languages come together to celebrate their heritage through many activities such as dancing, sharing traditional meals, as well as observing and appreciating their rich history, said Dr. John C. Chen, festival chair.

The event will be held at Ramsey Creek Park in Cornelius.

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