(Clearwisdom.net) On May 7, Falun Gong practitioners from Vancouver participated in the annual Rotary May Day Parade in the City of Port Coquitlam. The parade is a popular local event, drawing around 15,000 spectators.

The Divine Land Marching Band consisting of Canadian Falun Gong practitioners

The Falun Gong group's entry

The Falun Gong group's entry was one of the largest among the 100-plus groups in the parade. It consisted of the Divine Land Marching Band, a colorful float featuring practitioners demonstrating the exercises and a large lotus flower, and a waist drum team. Their performances won a lot of applause.

Practitioners also passed out flyers about Falun Dafa. Chinese citizens at the parade commented that they were excited to see a Chinese group in the parade and felt proud of them.