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AHA MEDIA filmed Saturday June 12 of the 23rd Annual Rio Tinto Alcan Dragon Boat Festival in Vancouver

June 12, 2011 2 comments

AHA MEDIA was invited to film at Dragon Boat Festival in Vancouver by Rogers Communications. Thanks to Rogers for providing AHA MEDIA with a Sony Xperia Arc smartphone to film with!

The 23rd Annual Rio Tinto Alcan Dragon Boat Festival

Presented by the Canadian International Dragon Boat Festival Society

June 11 & 12, 2011 Festival and Races

Recognized as North America’s biggest and best, the 23rd annual Rio Tinto Alcan Dragon Boat Festival in Vancouver will be a true celebration of our diverse and beautiful city, attracting over 100,000 people and close to 180 dragon boat teams from across the Lower Mainland and around the globe.

Beginning on Friday afternoon with the colourful Eye-dotting Ceremony, the festival will continue with two more days of non-stop entertainment on the World Beat Stage, fabulous food and shopping, and of course, dragon boat racing of the highest caliber.

Admission is free to the general public so what’s stopping you? Come on down to  the waters of False Creek and celebrate with us!

Friday, June 10

2pm Eye-dotting Ceremony at the Dragon Zone docks

Saturday, June 11

8am Races start
10am Site activities open
11am World Beat Stage entertainment begins
6pm
Festival Site closed

Sunday, June 12

8am Races start
10am Site activities open
11am World Beat Stage entertainment begins
12pm Championship races begin (time approximate)
1:30pm Welcome Remarks from World Beat Stage
6pm Dragon Boat Festival entertainment ends and Site is closed to the general public
6pm Paddler’s Party begins

Located at Concord Place, Creekside Community Centre and the waters of False Creek, near Science World. Nearest SkyTrain Station is Science World. Intersection of Quebec Street and Terminal Avenue in Vancouver.

AHA MEDIA thanks Rogers for this opportunity to film this amazing Dragon Boat Festival event by providing us with a Sony Xperia Arc smartphone

AHA MEDIA is very proud to have a sponsorship and partnership with Rogers Communications in Vancouver

June 11, 2011 1 comment

AHA MEDIA is very happy to work with Rogers Communications Inc to help do social media coverage of the great community events sponsored by Rogers in Vancouver! AHA MEDIA will be provided with a new Sony Experia Arc phone  during select events to help do live documentation through our online social networks.

Below is Peter Davies of AHA MEDIA

Below is April Smith of AHA MEDIA with Sandra Hobbs and Rebecca Chan of Rogers

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