Los Angeles: Falun Gong Wins Three Prizes at Korea Town Festival (Photos)

September 22, 2004

(Clearwisdom.net) A large-scale parade in celebration of the 31st Korean Festival was held in Korea Town of Los Angeles on the afternoon of September 17, 2004. The Korean Festival is to promote harmony between ethnic groups and Korean culture. It encourages communication and exchange between ethnic groups, and improves mutual understanding of nearby communities. The theme of this year's celebration is multiculturalism and unity. One hundred thousand Korean Americans live in Los Angeles with most of them in Korea Town. There are also African American, Hispanic, and Pacific Islanders living close to Korea Town.

This is the first year that Falun Gong practitioners in Los Angeles have participated in the Korean Festival. A banner saying "Falun Dafa -- Ancient Practice for Mind and Body" headed the procession. Falun Gong practitioners' beautiful dance, traditional waist-drum playing, and elegantly decorated float won waves of warm applause. Falun Gong practitioners won first prize for the parade procession, the first prize for float, and the third prize for waist-drum playing.

This parade has given people in Korea Town a good chance to know the beauty of Falun Dafa. Parade spectators received truth-clarification materials and learned about Falun Dafa with great enthusiasm.

Falun Dafa banner in Korean

Falun Gong parade procession

Dance and float

Falun Gong practitioners won the first prize for parade procession, the first prize for float and the third prize for waist-drum playing
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