(Minghui.org) May 13, 2021, was the 22nd World Falun Dafa Day and the 29th anniversary of Falun Dafa’s public introduction. Melbourne and Ormond Beach, two cities on Florida's east coast, issued proclamations declaring May 13th “Falun Dafa Day.”

Mayor Paul Alfrey of the City of Melbourne proclaimed May 13, 2021, “Falun Dafa Day. His proclamation reads, “Falun Gong, also called Falun Dafa, is a traditional Chinese cultivation practice of refining the body and mind through exercises and meditation, and is adapted for the busy lives of modern people.

“The principles of Falun Gong, ‘Truth, Compassion and Forbearance,’ teach consideration for others, honesty and self-control.

“Since the Chinese Communist Party banned Falun Gong on July 20, 1999, the peaceful resistance and truth-clarification of its practitioners have inspired freedom lovers everywhere.

“The practice of Falun Gong has spread worldwide since its public introduction in 1992 and its exercises have been taught free of charge in Melbourn at Wells Park since 2000, benefiting many local citizens.”

Proclamation from Mayor Paul Alfrey of the City of Melbourne

Mayor Bill Partington of the City of Ormond Beach proclaimed May 13 “World Falun Dafa Day” in Ormond Beach.

His proclamation reads: “The Florida Falun Dafa Association receives numerous requests about the practice across the state, including requests from Ormond Beach residents. Falun Dafa practitioners touch the lives of many through workshops, classes and programs, and we appreciate the impact they are having on our residents.”

Proclamation from Mayor Bill Partington of the City of Ormond Beach

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Category: Dafa Day Recognition