(Minghui.org) May 13, 2017 is the 25th anniversary of Falun Dafa's public introduction, and the 18th World Falun Dafa Day. Falun Gong (also known as Falun Dafa) practitioners across the world celebrate the anniversary by holding various events, including parades, rallies, group exercises, art performances, and so on. The following photos are from celebration events in Toronto, Vancouver, Quebec, and Edmonton, Canada.
Falun Gong Practitioners in Toronto Celebrate World Falun Dafa Day
Practitioners held rally in Clarence Park at noon of May 6, followed by a grand parade in Toronto’s Chinatown. They were welcomed by spectators along the path. People who learned about the Chinese Communist Party's (CCP) persecution and the CCP's state-sanctioned live organ harvesting from Falun Gong practitioners condemned the CCP's atrocities. Some Chinese people renounced their memberships in the CCP and its affiliated organizations after learning the nature of the CCP and its crimes.
Practitioners in Vancouver Celebrate World Falun Dafa Day
Practitioners held celebration in front of Vancouver Art Gallery in downtown on May 6, 2017. They expressed their appreciation to Master Li and called on all people to help stop the CCP's persecution. Eleven elected officials sent congratulatory greetings to the event and commended the practitioners’ service to the community.
Practitioners in Quebec Celebrate World Falun Dafa Day
Practitioners in Quebec held a parade in Ville de Québec on May 6. The Tian Guo Marching Band performance in the parade drew the attention of many passersby. Spectators applauded warmly.
More than 100 practitioners held celebration programs on Frantina Castle Square to celebrate World Falun Dafa Day after the parade. They also demonstrated the Falun Gong exercises. Many people including Chinese tourists watched their art performance and exercise demonstration. Some people learned the Falun Gong exercises on the spot.
Practitioners in Edmonton Celebrate World Falun Dafa Day
Practitioners in Edmonton held celebration in a park on May 6. They also raised awareness about the CCP's persecution. Eleven elected officials sent greeting letters to wish the event success, and commend the contribution of Falun Gong to local communities. They also condemned the CCP's persecution and expressed their support for the practitioners' efforts to end the persecution.
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