The London Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival got off to a lively start with an eye dotting ceremony and a lion dance

26 teams took part in the London Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival

The London Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival took place opposite London City Airport in London in Royal Albert Dock

Londoners of all ages enjoyed throwing wishes into a replica of the Lam Tsuen Wishing Tree in Hong Kong

Thousands come to join London Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival 2011