December 25, 2013 | By Falun Gong practitioners in Malaysia
(Minghui.org) Falun Gong practitioners in Batam Island, Indonesia brought uplifting music to a series of local events to celebrate Christmas and the New Year with locals on December 14 and 15. The Divine Land Marching Band, composed of practitioners in Indonesia and from Malaysia and Singapore, played uplifting and peaceful music. The performance and Falun Gong exercise demonstrations were well received by local residents.
Practitioners demonstrated Falun Gong exercises outside of the Alun-Alun Pemko Batam City Hall.
Batam Island is a northern island in Indonesia and the nearest island to Singapore. Many Singaporeans like to visit the island for shopping and entertainment.
The performance locations of the Divine Land Marching Band included outside of the Alun-Alun Pemko Batam City Hall, Harbour Bay Ferry Terminal, and shopping malls such as DG Mall (Diamond City), Harbour Bay Mall, Kepri Mall, and Penuin Market.
Locals were happy to take Falun Gong materials during their morning exercise.
Divine Land Marching Band performance in a shopping mall
Divine Land Marching Band performance in front of a department store
Falun Gong practitioners demonstrated the first to fourth exercises outside of the Alun-Alun Pemko Batam City Hall prior to the Divine Land Marching Band performance in the morning of December 15. The performance then further displayed the beauty of Falun Gong and extended the practitioners’ New Year greetings to spectators.
Before the performances, practitioners also gave a special introduction of the Divine Land Marching Band – It is not only a band popular in Asia, but also performs regularly in North America, Australia and Europe.
Zulkifli (right), a Falun Gong practitioner who lives in Batam Island, benefited a lot from the practice. Therefore, he wanted to let more people know the beauty of Falun Gong.
Mahadi Capah saw the practitioners during his morning exercise. He appreciated that the practitioners exposed the lies of the Chinese Communist Party and enabled him to know the facts of Falun Gong, something that he didn’t know for the past 10 years.
He acknowledged people’s basic human rights and that qigong exercises are good for health.
Mahadi Capah appreciated that practitioners exposed the lies of the Chinese Communist Party and enabled him to know the facts of Falun Gong.
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