Annual Dragon Boat Race held in Chinatown

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Saturday, June 25, 2016
Annual Dragon Boat Race held in Chinatown
The 16th annual Dragon Boat Race was held June 25, 2016.
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CHICAGO (WLS) -- The weather was perfect Saturday for the annual Dragon Boat Race on the Chicago River in the Chinatown neighborhood.

The race featured 30 teams in ornately decorated dragon boats.

The 20-member teams raised money for literacy groups to enter the race.

This is the event's 16th year.