Dragon boat Festival begins in Queens

August 13, 2011 3:38:41 PM PDT
It is always colorful and always exciting.

Saturday was the first day of the 21st Annual Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival.

It's happening this weekend in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.

The festival is a favorite of Flushing's large Asian-American community and a thrill for all New Yorkers.