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2019 Washington DC Annual 720 Anniversary Events
-- End the Persecution of Falun Gong in China

(Update Date: 6/10/2019)

2019 Washington DC Falun Gong annual 720 anniversary activities to end the persecution of Falun Gong in China will be held on Thursday, July 18, 2019 in Washington DC. We welcome Falun Gong practitioners and supporters from other regions to come and participate in joint activities. Please visit our event website (http://falundafa-dc.org/720) frequently for updated information.

Thursday, July 18, 2019
Public Rally, Grand March and Candlelight Vigil
-- Call for an End to the Persecution of Falun Gong in China

1. Public Rally
Time: 9:30am – 11:10am Falun Gong group exercises
        11:30am – 1:00pm Public rally and speeches (On-site arrangement
Location: West Terrace Lawn of the U.S. Capitol (Capitol Hill & the reflecting pool)
             (GPS reference address: 333 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, Dc 20111 and Nearby Parking Locations)
Parking: It is best to park in a paid garage. Please refer to the nearby parking garage connection at www.spothero.com.
Metro: Take the Red Line metro to Judiciary Square Station or Union Station. Or take the Orange, silver or Blue Line metro to Capitol South. Then walk to the event.
 
2. Grand March
Time: 1:30pm – 3:00pm
Route: From West Terrace Lawn of the U.S. Capitol -> Pennsylvania Avenue -> turn right to 15th Street -> turn left to H Street -> turn left to 17th Street -> cross the Constitution Avenue -> End at the Washington Monument. A total of 2.4 miles with about 1 hour walking. (see march road map).
Music: Pudu or Jishi.
Detail parade team arrangement, please click this link.
 
3. Telling the Truth and Display Banner
Time: 3:00pm – 6:10pm
Location: Washington Monument and Constitution Avenue.

4. Candlelight Vigil - mourning the death of Falun Gong practitioners who were persecuted by the CCP
Time: 6:30pm – 7:30pm Preparation
        8:00pm – 9:30pm Candlelight Vigil
Location: Washington Monument (close to Constitution Avenue)
Clothing: Yellow T-shirt, white (or beige) pants, white shoes and white socks
Parking: Street parking available after 6:30 pm.
Metro: Take the Blue, Silver or Orange Line metro and get off at Smithsonian Station or the Federal Triangle, then walk to the Washington Monument.

Note:
(1) Clothing: Yellow T-shirt, best white pants (or beige), white shoes and white socks.
(2) There are special requirements for the banners/slogans used in this rally and grand march (please click this link). If you have these banners and poster, please do bring to the events.
(3) There will be lunch and water supply at the end of the parade. Please pre-order the lunch through your local coordinator. No cash transactions at the event location.
(4) About detail requirements and suggestions for participating in rally and grand march, please click this ink to open pdf file.

Thank you for your support and cooperation.

Falun Dafa Association of Washington, DC
June 10, 2019

 
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