Australia: Falun Gong Practitioners Take Part in the Toowoomba Flower Festival

By Ling Yan

( On September 19, for the 11th time, Falun Gong practitioners in Australia participated in the Toowoomba Flower Festival. Thousands of people attended the event.

The Divine Land Marching Band

The waist drum team

The festival was first held in 1949 and is now one of the biggest festivals in Queensland. The Falun Gong contingent consisted of the Divine Land Marching Band, the exercise demonstration team, a dance team and a waist drum team.

The parade continued for a one and a half mile stretch. The host of the parade introduced Falun Gong to spectators. Many Chinese students and businessmen also watched the parade. The organizers highly praised the performance by the Falun Gong practitioners and welcomed their participation in the years to come.

Posting date: 9/24/2009
Category: Community Events
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