May 13 marks World Falun Dafa Day each year. It commemorates the introduction of Falun Dafa to the public and the birthday of the founder, Master Li Hongzhi. The 26th anniversary was celebrated in downtown Toronto on Saturday, May 12, 2018 with a rally, guest speakers, entertainment and a parade.
The parade, led by the Tian Guo Marching Band, began at 1:30 pm at Toronto city hall and proceeded to the downtown core and Chinatown. Spectators took photos, videos, and greeted the band with enthusiasm.