Parades

  • Chinese Regime Interferes with Hamburg's Fesitval of Culture

    Although the police has been advised in advance about this and the activities were approved by the organisers of the event, Falun Gong participants were informed, just before the parade neared the Chinese market, that they could not distribute flyers like other groups and two banners were confiscated, claiming that the information on the banners was politically motivated.
  • United Kingdom: Showing the Beauty of Falun Dafa in Truro Carnival

    Practitioners from Cornwall in England, supported by practitioners from London and Brighton, took part in Truro carnival for the first time on 8th September 2007. The Falun Dafa float, decorated with beautiful pink lotus flowers, Falun symbols and heavenly clouds, carried practitioners demonstrating the peaceful Falun Gong exercises.
  • United Kingdom: Divine Land Marching Band Parade in Edinburgh to Support Twenty Four Million People Quitting the CCP

    On August 4th 2007, the day before the Cavalcade marking the opening of the Edinburgh International Festival, the European Divine Land Marching Band, which is composed of Falun Gong practitioners from the U.K and other European countries, held a parade supporting the 24 million people who have quit the Chinese Communist Party.
  • United Kingdom: Parade and Press Conference in London Shines a Bright Light on the Persecution

    The parade included banners, music, waist-drummers dressed in gold, and many female practitioners dressed in white holding photos of those killed in the persecution. The tail of the parade included a float and banners exposing the atrocities committed by the CCP and highlighting the harvesting of organs from prisoners of conscience.
  • Holland: European Celestial Band Well Received in Amsterdam

    On April 21st, 2007, the European Celestial Band was invited to join the 60th Flower Parade and also took part in a big parade and assembly organised by the local Withdrawing from the CCP Centre in Hague. The second parade celebrated the twenty million Chinese people who have withdrawn from the CCP and its related organisations.
  • Holland: European Celestial Band Leads the Way During an Annual Parade

    On April 21st, 2007, the 60th 'Great Flower Vehicle Parade' was held in Holland, with this year's theme being ‘‘Joyful Celebration’’. The 'Celestial Band', a marching band consisting of European Falun Gong practitioners, walked at the front of the parade, leading the way with a piece of music specially composed by Falun Gong practitioners. Forty vehicles took part in the whole parade, and they proceeded slowly to warm applause from the gathered crowds.
  • United Kingdom: London Rally Supporting Twenty Million Withdrawals from the Chinese Communist Party

    On April 6th, many groups and organisations held a grand rally and parade in London supporting the twenty million brave Chinese people who have quit the CCP and its associated organisations, as well as Falun Gong practitioners in China who have been persecuted to death by the CCP and eighty million Chinese people who have been killed since the CCP came to power.
  • Ireland: Falun Dafa Group Win Best Cultural Entry in Port Laoise St. Patrick's Day Parade

    2007 in Port Laoise was the first time that Irish Falun Dafa practitioners participated in the St. Patrick's day parade. The presentation of the Falun Dafa meditation practice accompanied by beautiful traditional Chinese dancing and thunderous Chinese drumming was warmly applauded by the audience.
  • France: Falun Gong Practitioners Invited to Chinese New Year’s Parade in Noisy Le Grand

    On February 17th 2007, Falun Gong practitioners participated in the Chinese New Year’s Parade in Noisy Le Grand, a suburb of Paris, under invitation from the city. After the parade reached its destination – the Community Centre – practitioners demonstrated the five sets of Falun Gong exercises. Some visitors asked to learn the exercises right after the demonstration.
  • European Falun Gong Divine Land Marching Band Performs in Berlin

    On February 10th 2007, when the European Falun Gong Divine Land Marching Band made its debut on Berlin’s Unter den Linden, the magnificent resounding music attracted a lot of people’s attention. The band, consisting of one hundred and fifty Falun Gong practitioners from about twenty European countries, was established in October 2006.
  • Germany: European Practitioners Hold a Grand Parade in Berlin Against the Persecution

    Falun Gong practitioners from European countries held a grand parade, calling on people to pay attention to the continuous persecution of Falun Gong in China, expressing support for eighteen million brave people who quit the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), and disclosing the CCP's organ harvesting crimes.
  • France: Falun Gong Practitioners Expose the CCP’s Organ Harvesting by Taking Part in Paris Parade

    In order to expose the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) brutal persecution against Falun Gong, practitioners from France, Belgium and the Netherlands participated in the parade. With a live show, they exposed the CCP’s atrocities of harvesting organs from living Falun Gong practitioners and the CCP’s torture of practitioners.
  • Switzerland: Rally Supports Quitting the CCP and Exposes the CCP's Atrocities

    Many passers-by were attracted by this special parade and demonstrations of the beautiful Falun Gong exercises; they happily accepted leaflets. After hearing a speech exposing organ harvesting from living Falun Gong practitioners by the Chinese Communist regime, many people immediately signed a petition demanding an end to the brutal persecution of Falun Gong.
  • United Kingdom: London March Exposes Organ Harvesting Atrocities

    On Saturday August 26th, UK Falun Gong practitioners held a march through central London, letting people know about Falun Gong and the persecution that has been waged against the practice for the last seven years. A particular focus of the parade was letting people know how the CCP harvests organs from living Falun Gong practitioners and sells them for vast profits.
  • Germany: Falun Gong Entrance is Very Popular in Peace Action Parade

    After seeing the Falun Gong group in the parade, many Germans came to the Falun Gong stand and wanted to know more. After the horrible practice of organ harvesting on live Falun Gong practitioners was revealed, Falun Gong practitioners are trying to expose the CCP’s crimes to the whole world and hope to bring an end to this persecution.