Practitioners' Words, Peaceful Protests, Exhibitions and Cultural Events, Local Events, Press Conferences , Meeting VIPs & Officials

  • Hungary: Activities Raise Persecution Awareness

    On April 11th, 2009, practitioners gathered in Budapest for activities in front of the Chinese Embassy and in the downtown area to raise awareness of the Chinese Communist Party's persecution of Falun Gong, and to appeal for an end to the persecution. The demonstration attracted many people to read practitioners' information posters and take photos.
  • France: Call for Justice from Human Right Square in Paris

    On March 14th, 2009, many Falun Gong practitioners, local people and tourists from all over the world, gathered in Paris’s Human Rights Square to raise awareness of the CCP’s brutal persecution of Falun Gong. In addition they celebrated the 51 million withdrawals from the Chinese Communist Party and its related organizations.
  • Sweden: Health Exhibition in Skovde

    Skovde city holds a health exhibition every year. Falun Gong practitioners were invited to attend this year's exhibition from April 4th-5th and became the bright focus of visitors there. People came to the Falun Gong practitioners' exhibition table in an endless stream and many stopped to watch the exercise demonstration, take materials, and talk with practitioners.
  • Switzerland: Falun Gong Practitioners Attended Lausanne Health Exhibition

    From March 26th to 29th, 2009, the biggest natural medicine, health protection exhibition in Switzerland was held in Lausanne. Falun Gong practitioners from Geneva and Lausanne attended this exhibition. The practitioners' exhibition booth enabled more people to understand the story of Falun Gong.
  • Finland: "Let more Finnish People Know the Truth"

    On March 28th, 2009, Falun Gong practitioners in Finland held an activity at the train station in Helsinki city centre, protesting the Chinese Communist regime’s brutal persecution of Falun Gong and appealing to the general public to help Falun Gong practitioners who are still being illegally detained in China.
  • Three Packed Performances in Poland

    On Saturday, March 28th, 2009, the New York-based Divine Performing Arts group (DPA or Shen Yun) staged two performances in Wroclaw, Poland. Everyone was deeply moved by the pure kindness and pure beauty of Shen Yun’s art. Similar to the first two performances, the Saturday night show was all sold out.
  • Ireland: Assembly Supporting Fifty-one Million People Quitting CCP

    On March 14th, an assembly to support the fifty-one million people who have quit the CCP was held in Dublin. The Irish Youth Labour Party Chairman, Brian O’Connor, the Youth Green Party Chairman, Barra Routree and others came to support and give speeches.
  • Russia: Art Exhibition in Novorossiysk

    On February 27th, 2008, an art exhibition entitled "Truth, Compassion, Tolerance – Art Inspired by Gods" was officially opened in one of the largest rooms in the Novorossiysk Historical Museum. On the third day of the exhibition people talked about it in trolleybuses – this news spread all over the city.
  • Exposing the Chinese Communist Party's Persecution of Falun Gong During the United Nations Human Rights Council

    The tenth regular session of the United Nations Human Rights Council is held this month in Geneva. The Falun Gong Human Rights Working Group invited Falun Gong practitioners who had suffered from the Chinese Communist Party's (CCP) persecution to expose the brutal persecution to government officials and human rights organizations during the session.
  • Oslo, Norway, a Teacher of Drama: "It takes you to another dimension, a divine world"

    Despite the fact that at this time of year, many Norwegian people head to the mountains to ski, many came to see the DPA perform at the renowned Oslo Konserthus. The afternoon show was packed and the evening show was also very well-attended.
  • Germany: Chinese Tourists in Cologne Learn about Quitting the CCP

    On February 28th, 2009, in front of Cologne cathedral, volunteers from Cologne Quitting the CCP Service Centre and supporters from other cities assembled in front of the church to celebrate 50 million people withdrawing from the Chinese communist party and its affiliated organizations.
  • London: "The show can purify human hearts and minds, and upgrade people's spirits."

    On March 4th, 2009, the Divine Performing Arts (DPA) performed an afternoon and evening show at the New London Theatre. Spontaneous rounds of applause burst forth throughout the performance. After watching the show, Chinese people were deeply touched. They felt proud to watch this renaissance of China's 5,000-year history and culture.
  • DPA's Debut Performance in Denmark Amazes and Delights: "We Really Appreciated This Show!"

    As it graced the stage at the prestigious Musikhuset Aarhus, Divine Performing Arts (DPA) 2009 World Tour was very warmly received with two long standing ovations. The opening night performance on March 9, marks the first time this highly acclaimed show has played in Denmark. Audience members enthusiastically applauded DPA.
  • Chinese in Germany: "I felt the power of compassion"

    After seeing the performances, Yao Tong, a student from mainland China who studies engineering in Germany, sighed, "I am very moved! What all these performances are manifesting is the Chinese traditional culture. At the same time, they are really demonstrating Falun Gong's principles of cultivation, which is stirring." He said that he was moved by the power of compassion from these performances, "Because what they (artists from Shen Yun) represent is compassion with a just state of mind.
  • London: Distinguished Guests Applaud Divine Performing Arts

    One of the distinguished guests was Lord Pendry--better known as Tom Pendry MP--a former boxing champion. When a reporter asked him what he thought of the show, he replied, "First of all it was very spectacular. ... It was a very professional, spectacular show, and it was very moving. "There is a philosophical message here, isn't there? And also is it a question of human rights? I hope I got that from the show, because I certainly believe in that.