(Minghui.org) Falun Gong practitioners from Calgary and Edmonton participated in the Canada Day Parade in Banff National Park on Monday, July 1, 2019. Their golden yellow, cloud-topped float and impressive parade procession won first place among the many excellent groups.

Falun Gong procession in the Canada Day Parade at Banff National Park on July 1, 2019.

Spectators take photos of the Falun Gong procession.

Local residents and tourists lined the streets along the parade route and cheered and clapped enthusiastically for the beautiful Falun Gong procession.

The gold-colored Falun Gong float looked majestic with its golden pavilion set among clouds and practitioners adorned in traditional Chinese costumes performing the Falun Gong exercises.

Practitioners in the waist drum troupe complemented their golden uniforms with eye-catching pink belts. Marching in synch to their drum beats and music, they brought a joyful energy to the parade atmosphere. Spectators waved at the practitioners and took pictures of the beautiful scenes before them. Practitioners also distributed introductory flyers and paper lotus flowers along the parade route.