Local Events

  • Spain: People Express Support for Falun Gong During a Petition Signature Collection on Ghanali Island

    Practitioners on Ghanali Island in southern Spain collected petition signatures in the city centre to protest the persecution of Falun Gong in China. The practitioners were divided into two groups; one group demonstrated exercises and the other handed out leaflets and talked to people who wanted to find out more.
  • France: Introducing Falun Gong at Place du Château Rouge in Paris

    On October 1st, Falun Gong practitioners in France held an activity to introduce Falun Dafa and expose the persecution. Many people expressed support for Falun Gong and opposed the illegal persecution taking place in China. They also denounced the Chinese Communist Party for its shameless human rights abuses against Falun Gong practitioners.
  • Germany: Benefit Performance During the Oktoberfest to Rescue Orphaned Children of Falun Gong Practitioners in China

    On the afternoon of October 1st 2005, a benefit performance to rescue the orphaned children of persecuted Falun Gong practitioners was held at Marienplatz in Munich. As the event was held during the famous Oktoberfest, Marienplatz was packed with tourists from all over the world. The performances won much applause from the enthusiastic audience.
  • France: Drawing Attention to the Orphaned Children of Persecuted Falun Gong Practitioners on Human Rights Square

    On September 25th, 2005, Falun Gong practitioners in France held large-scale activities to draw attention to the orphaned children of Falun Gong practitioners. The event, which received strong support from the public, was held on the Human Rights Square (Paris des Droits de l’Homme au Trocadero) opposite the world-famous Eiffel Tower.
  • Germany: "The CCP is Exactly the Same as the Saddam Hussein Regime!"

    After earnestly looking through the pictures exposing the CCP’s persecution, a young man from Iraq said that he knew about it very well and understood very much what practitioners in China had suffered because he was persecuted in Iraq as well. He said, "The Communist Party of China is exactly the same as the former Saddam regime."
  • Germany: Spending a Nice Mid-autumn Festival in Dresden

    Many kind German people found out how the Chinese Communist Party brutally persecutes Falun Gong practitioners. Some people asked for petition forms and leaflets to take for their families and friends. And still many people wanted to learn Falun Gong and practitioners happily invited them to the local exercise practice site where they can learn for free.
  • Ukraine: Bringing the Goodness of Dafa to the Automobile Workers Festival

    Dafa practitioners used coloured paper to make lotus flowers as a symbol of tranquillity and peacefulness. Many kind-hearted children and adults were delighted to learn how to fold paper lotus flowers. The practitioners called on kind-hearted people to express concern over the Chinese Falun Gong practitioners persecuted by Jiang and his Communist regime.
  • Finland: "I Want to Let More People Know About the Persecution Happening in China"

    Falun Gong practitioners in Finland went to the train station to promote Falun Gong and tell people about the persecution against the practice in Mainland China. They collected petition signatures to call for an immediate end to the brutal torture of Falun Gong practitioners, which has been going on for the past six years in China’s prisons and forced labour camps.
  • Russia: People in St. Petersburg are Concerned about the Persecuted Dafa Practitioners

    Falun Dafa practitioners in St. Petersburg held an activity to promote Falun Gong. People signed the petition calling for an end to the persecution after they heard about the true nature of the Chinese Communist Party, which is directly responsible for the persecution against Falun Dafa practitioners and many other persecutions over the last 50 years.
  • Sweden: Falun Gong Participates in Uppsala Health Fair

    The practitioners had unlimited access to the stage and continuously displayed the graceful and vitalising exercises. Many people came to watch and the organiser came to personally thank the practitioners for being there; she said that the beautiful practice had been an important contributor to the peaceful and harmonious atmosphere at the fair.
  • United Kingdom: Falun Gong Practitioners Doing Morning Exercises in Cambridge Park

    Cambridge has the second largest number of Chinese people in UK. There are quite a lot of Falun Gong practitioners living in the city. In the beautiful Jesus Green Park, Falun Gong practitioners have their two-hour group practise every morning. They start at 5:30 in weekdays before work and 7:30 in weekends before promoting Falun Gong.
  • Turkey: Falun Gong Is Warmly Welcomed at the Mersin Festival

    The 2005 Mersin Festival was held on September 17th. Located in southern Turkey, Mersin is famous for its fruit and known as the “Home of Oranges”. Turkish Falun Gong practitioners were invited to attend the festivities. They drew a lot of attention from the participants and became the most prominent focus of the festivities.
  • France: Activity on Place de la Porte Maillot Receives Warm Public Support

    As part of a tour of Paris to let people know about Falun Gong, French Falun Gong practitioners went to Place de la Porte Maillot in the 17th district of Paris. Leaflets about Falun Gong in different languages broke the language barrier and made it very easy for people from different countries to learn about the brutal persecution of Falun Gong in China.
  • Sweden: “This is exactly what I am looking for!”

    On September 24th, an annual cultural festival was held in Norrkoping, Sweden. Falun Gong practitioners were invited to take part. The practitioners introduced the practice with a demonstration of the Falun Gong exercises and let people know about the persecution through a poster exhibition and by making origami lotus flowers that people could take away with them.
  • Slovakia: Falun Gong Well Received at an Esoteric Festival

    On September 25th, Falun Gong practitioners from Slovakia participated in an esoteric festival held by the Cultural Information Centre of Bratislava and many people were interested in the free Falun Gong class. People also had the opportunity to learn more about the persecution of Falun Gong practitioners happening in China and many people signed the petition.