July 06, 2015 | By a practitioner in Montreal
(Minghui.org) Falun Gong practitioners participated in the 144th Canada Day parade in Montreal on July 1, 2015. Leading the parade was the Divine Land Marching Band, composed entirely of Falun Gong practitioners. The band, which started in 2006, has participated in the Canada Day parade for the past ten years.
The Divine Land Marching Band leading the Canada Day parade of Montreal.
Falun Gong practitioners demonstrate the exercises.
Two practitioners flank a large model of the book Zhuan Falun, the main teachings of Falun Gong.
Falun Gong practitioners carry bright banners emblazoned with the emblem of Falun Gong and “Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance” – the principles of the practice.
The Divine Land Marching Band was a big hit, with spectators applauding and taking photos the length of the parade route. The band performed a blend of music composed by Falun Gong practitioners as well as popular and patriotic music, including Falun Dafa is Good, Drums and Trumpet Shake the Ten Directions, Delivering Treasure and The Maple Leaf Forever.
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