As part of events in New York City to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Falun Dafa's introduction to the public, nearly 10,000 practitioners from around the world staged a magnificent parade through Manhattan. With marching bands, floats, banners and practitioners in ethnic dress, the parade made a big impact on New Yorkers and visitors. Many people were moved by the beauty of the parade. As one spectator shared, "I am grateful for this beautiful day.”
Four-Day Celebration of Falun Dafa Day Kicks Off at Union Square with Group Exercises and Performing Arts Show
More than 10,000 practitioners from 57 countries will be participating in Falun Dafa events all over New York City from May 11 to 14. A spokesman for the Falun Dafa Association in New York showed the spectators gathered at Union Square the proclamations and letters of congratulations honoring “World Falun Dafa Day” from over 100 government officials and lawmakers in the state of New York.
In their five-month tour, Shen Yun's five touring companies presented a total of 498 performances in 142 cities and 19 nations in the Americas, Europe, Asia, and Oceania. The classical Chinese dance company attracted large audiences, with standing tickets made available for two shows in Honolulu, Hawaii. “Fabulous,” “beautiful,” and “serene” were some of the words audience members used to describe their experience.
A march and rally in Manhattan bring together thousands of Falun Dafa practitioners from around the world to commemorate the 25th year since Dafa's introduction to the public.
Practitioners throughout the world, from East to West, celebrate World Falun Dafa Day and this year's special 25-year anniversary.
Elected Officials in the U.S. and Canada Issue Proclamations and Congratulations on the 25th Anniversary of Falun Dafa's Public Introduction
Elected officials in North America have long shown support for Falun Dafa, for the principles of Truthfulness, Compassion and Forbearance, and for the ongoing efforts to end the persecution in China.
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Organ Harvesting Atrocities
Evidence suggests over 60,000 killed for their organs in an illicit state-sanctioned organ trade.
A Fundamental Misconception
Chinese state media reports falsely claim that practicing Falun Gong has led to 1,400 deaths.
Self-Immolation: An Elaborate Hoax
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April 25 Peaceful Appeal
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Prosecuting Jiang Zemin
Bringing the prime culprit in the persecution to justice
More Basic Truths
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