(Minghui.org) A blue “Falun Dafa Day” flag flying next to the flag of stars and stripes in front of the Milwaukee city hall, at 5:45 a.m. on May 13, 2021, marked the beginning of the World Falun Dafa Day. The flag-raising ceremony will be held for two consecutive days.

Honoring Falun Dafa

Falun Dafa Day flag in front of Milwaukee city hall.

May 13, 2021 is the 22nd World Falun Dafa Day and the 29th anniversary of Falun Dafa being introduced to the public. Falun Dafa practitioners worldwide will hold celebratory activities. Some political figures in Wisconsin, expressed their respect for Falun Dafa, and its founder, Mr. Li Hongzhi.

Mayor of Milwaukee Mr. Tom Barrett proclaimed May 13 as Falun Dafa Day.

Located on the shore of Lake Michigan, Milwaukee is the largest city in Wisconsin. Mayor Tom Barrett proclaimed May 13 as Falun Dafa Day in Milwaukee, and raised a Falun Dafa Day flag to celebrate the occasion. 

The proclamation stated, “Falun Dafa is firmly committed to improve people’s body, mind, and health conditions, and ensures that people from all walks of life who follow its mission are physically and mentally healthy.”

Honoring Falun Dafa – City Council of Milwaukee proclaims Falun Dafa Day and raising the Falun Dafa Day flag.

The City Council’s proclamation started “Falun Dafa transcends cultural boundaries and contributes to a healthier and more peaceful society, benefiting practitioners in more than 100 countries, including the United States, and its teachings have helped people improve their mental, moral, and physical health.”

Congratulatory Letter

Dane County Chief Executive Mr. Joe Parisi sent a congratulatory letter to the Falun Dafa Association of Wisconsin, and paid tribute to Mr. Li Hongzhi.

Mr. Parisi stated in the letter, “...I respect and support these guiding principles [Truthfulness, Compassion, Forbearance].” and “On behalf of the residents of Dane County, I wish to extend my greetings, as you celebrate the 22nd Anniversary of World Falun Dafa Day.” 

Introducing Falun Dafa at the Annual Outdoor Market

Falun Dafa practitioners at the annual outdoor market at Stonewood Village Shops of Brookfield City.

Some Falun Dafa practitioners participated in the annual outdoor market held at Stonewood Village Shops in Brookfield on May 8 to introduce the Dafa exercises. The scene of the practitioners meditating made many people stop to getinformation about Falun Dafa. Some said, “This is exactly what I’m looking for!” or “This is exactly what I need to improve immunity!” and some said, “This is a great way to reduce stress!”

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Category: Dafa Day Recognition