(Minghui.org) World Falun Dafa Day, May 13, is observed across the globe to celebrate the public introduction of Falun Dafa (also known as Falun Gong) in China on May 13, 1992. Falun Dafa practitioners throughout the world hold events to celebrate this special day, as well as to introduce the benefits of the practice to others and raise awareness about the Chinese Communist Party's brutal 19-year persecution of Falun Dafa in China. In this article, we share news of Dafa Day events in Las Vegas and Boston, United States and Mexico City, Mexico.

Celebrating World Falun Dafa Day in Las Vegas

Falun Gong practitioners in Las Vegas held a World Falun Dafa Day celebration in a park on May 12.

Group practice and group photo in honor of World Falun Dafa Day in Las Vegas, Nevada.

During the two-and-a-half-hour gathering, practitioners sang songs and shared experiences. Elected officials issue letters of congratulations and certificates of recognition to wish the celebration a success and commended the contribution of Falun Gong to their area.

Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition from Representative Ruben J. Kihuen.

Certificate of Recognition from Governor Brian Sandoval of the State of Nevada.

Letter from Lieutenant Governor Mark Hutchison.

Proclamation from Speaker Jason Frierson and Assemblywoman Brittney Miller of the Nevada State Assembly.

Celebrating World Falun Dafa Day in Boston

Falun Gong practitioners in Boston held a celebration in a park on May 13. They held a group practice of the Falun Gong exercises, gave waist drum performances and other musical performances.

Waist drum performance to celebrate World Falun Dafa Day in Boston.

Boston practitioners wish Falun Dafa's founder Master Li Hongzhi a happy birthday.

Tourists read posters about Falun Gong.

A visitor signs the petition against the Chinese Communist Party's (CCP) state-sanctioned live organ harvesting of prisoners of conscience, the majority of whom are Falun Gong practitioners.

Group exercise practice in Boston in honor of World Falun Dafa Day.

Visitors watch the Falun Gong exercise demonstration.

Celebrating World Falun Dafa Day in Mexico City, Mexico

Falun Gong practitioners in Mexico City held an event on May 13 in Chinatown to raise awareness of the Chinese Communist Party's brutal persecution.

Raising awareness in Mexico City's Chinatown.

Passersby sign the petition against the CCP's live organ harvesting.

Related articles in Chinese: Celebrating World Falun Dafa Day in Boston, and Mexico.