Canada: The Divine Land Marching Band Wins Award (Photo)
(Clearwisdom.net) On May 13, 2009, the Divine Land Marching Band, consisting of Falun Gong practitioners from Ottawa and Montreal, received the Best Marching Group award in the St. Patrick's Day Parade in Ottawa.
Bill Tobin, one of the organizers of the parade and former chair of the local Irish Association, issues the award to the band members.
On May 13, Bill Tobin, one of the organizers of the parade and former chair of the local Irish Association, issued the award to the band members in the Irish Village, Byward. Mr. Tobin said the band led the whole parade, and their style and discipline were impressive.
The parade was held as part of the St. Patrick's Day festivities in March. The band gave an excellent performance during the parade and was warmly welcomed by the spectators.