(Clearwisdom.net) Falun Dafa has spread throughout Taiwan due to its miraculous effects on improving people's physical and mental health. The principles of "Truthfulness-Compassion-Tolerance" are deeply rooted in people's hearts. Its graceful and peaceful five exercises and exercise music attract people to learn the practice. In many activities in Taiwan, such as sporting events, dinners, and local festival celebrations, sponsors took the initiative to invite Falun Gong practitioners to perform the exercises on the stage. Sometimes practitioners arranged exercise demonstrations on their own initiative. The free exercise instructions are welcomed by people from all walks of life, and many people have gained more understanding of Falun Gong and entered into the cultivation practice after learning the exercises.

In 2001, Falun Gong was very popular among the general public. At the end of 2001, it was the time for Taiwan's election. A candidate for Tainan County Governor, Mr. Su Huanzhi, had a favorable impression of Falun Gong after reading the book Zhuan Falun and invited Falun Gong practitioners to demonstrate the exercises on the stage during an election event. Practicing Falun Gong makes no distinctions regarding political parties, so practitioners accepted the invitation. Mr. Su has been very supportive of Falun Gong's introduction in the county.

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At the end of 2001, Falun Gong practitioners performed the exercises on the stage during the election event.

In the autumn of 2002, at the inauguration dinner for the president of the Lion Association, attendees were all social celebrities. Falun Gong practitioners were invited to perform the exercises. The host made special mention that Falun Gong is a cultivation practice of both mind and body and can help improve people's physical and mental health. The attendees showed great interest in the graceful exercises, and learned to practice the second exercise immediately on the spot. Some of them could feel the strong energy. They also remarked that the persecution of Falun Gong initiated by Jiang's group in China was inconceivable, and expressed their sincere concern.

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During the dinner held by Lion Association in autumn 2002.

In the summer of 2004, on the occasion of celebrating the founding of Min'an Primary School in Taipei, Falun Gong practitioners were invited to perform the exercises, and were issued a certificate of acknowledgement. Every year, Falun Gong practitioners have been invited to perform the exercises during sporting events at schools or at school founding celebrations. At some schools, people were amazed upon seeing students perform the five sets of the exercises, and many people began to learn the practice of Falun Gong after seeing their performances.

At the 43th anniversary of the founding of Min'an Primary School, Falun Gong practitioners were invited to perform the exercises.

On June 12, 2004, the sponsor of the Taipei Seniors Sports and Health Meet, after witnessing that the number of people practicing Falun Gong has been increasing, believed that Falun Gong practitioners must have significantly benefited both physically and mentally from the practice. The sponsor hoped that Falun Gong practitioners could participate in the seniors health meet to let more people learn about Falun Dafa. At their invitation, more than a thousand Falun Gong practitioners in Taipei participated in the exercise performance in front of the Chung Cheng Memorial Hall.

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More than a thousand Falun Gong practitioners participate in the exercise performance on the 2004 Taipei Seniors Health and Sports Meet.

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Taipei Mayor issues an award to the Falun Gong group.