Photos: The colors and cultures of Asia at the 2014 Colorado Dragon Boat Festival

Photos: The colors and cultures of Asia at the 2014 Colorado Dragon Boat Festival

Lions and dragons and boats took over Sloan's Lake Park this past weekend as thousands braved the heat to eat, shop and play at the 2014 Colorado Dragon Boat Festival. The culture of the Philippines was showcased this year, but entertainment included everything from Japanese taiko drumming and martial arts to a wide, pan-Asian slice of traditional dances -- and, as always, the food courts were a major draw. Photographer Jake Shane caught the sheer variety of the fest in these photos and more.

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Photos: The colors and cultures of Asia at the 2014 Colorado Dragon Boat Festival
Photos: The colors and cultures of Asia at the 2014 Colorado Dragon Boat Festival
Photos: The colors and cultures of Asia at the 2014 Colorado Dragon Boat Festival
Photos: The colors and cultures of Asia at the 2014 Colorado Dragon Boat Festival

Continue reading for more Colorado Dragon Boat Festival photos.

Photos: The colors and cultures of Asia at the 2014 Colorado Dragon Boat Festival
Photos: The colors and cultures of Asia at the 2014 Colorado Dragon Boat Festival
Photos: The colors and cultures of Asia at the 2014 Colorado Dragon Boat Festival
Photos: The colors and cultures of Asia at the 2014 Colorado Dragon Boat Festival

Continue reading for more Colorado Dragon Boat Festival photos.

Photos: The colors and cultures of Asia at the 2014 Colorado Dragon Boat Festival
Photos: The colors and cultures of Asia at the 2014 Colorado Dragon Boat Festival
Photos: The colors and cultures of Asia at the 2014 Colorado Dragon Boat Festival
Photos: The colors and cultures of Asia at the 2014 Colorado Dragon Boat Festival

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