Local Events

  • Germany: Anti-Torture Exhibition in Frankfurt

    On August 13th, 2005, tourists from all over the world were stunned by the anti-torture exhibition on Frankfurt’s Roman Square exposing the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP’s) persecution of Falun Gong practitioners. Since the CCP’s crackdown of Falun Gong began, 2799 Falun Gong practitioners have been verified as having been persecuted to death.
  • France: Introducing Falun Gong in Paris and Exposing the Persecution

    On August 13th, 2005, Parisian Falun Gong practitioners held an activity to promote Falun Gong at Place d’Italie on the southeast bank of the river Seine. Colourful banners drew many people's attention, as did photos detailing evidence of the persecution. People read leaflets distributed by practitioners while others gave a thumbs up to encourage us.
  • Germany: Falun Gong Information Day in Passau

    On the 13th of August 2005, Falun Gong practitioners held an information day to telling the Passau citizens about the Chinese Communist Party’s brutal campaign of persecution against Falun Gong. A huge number of tourists including many from different countries walked through the streets and by the Falun Gong information stall.
  • Slovakia: People in Zlate Moravce Learn about Falun Gong

    People showed their sympathy with the persecuted Falun Gong practitioners in China. One man repeatedly talked about the persecution: “How comes this is not mentioned in TV and in the media? It’s horrible!” Another man, as he signed the petition, noted, “I did a good deed today. I hope my signature will help stop this persecution.”
  • United Kingdom: Singing to Raise People’s Concern about the Orphans of the Torture Victims in China.

    An eye-catching banner hanging behind the performers told the audience the purpose of the concert: “Rescue the Orphans of Torture Victims in China.” Though most of the performers were amateur, the audience was deeply touched by their singing, dancing and their sincerity. Among them were several young girls whose singing and dancing particularly drew attention.
  • Finland: Introducing Falun Dafa and Exposing the Persecution During the World Track and Field Championship Tournaments

    On August 7th, Finnish practitioners performed the exercises and introduced Falun Gong in the park next to where the athletics World Championship Tournaments were held. A lot of tourists from different countries were visiting during the Tournaments, and some of those passing by our exercise site were fascinated and asked practitioners about Falun Gong.
  • United Kingdom: Song - "Mother and Son Welcome the Spring Primroses”

    In order to draw attention to the orphaned children of Falun Gong practitioners tortured to death by the evil Chinese Communist regime, UK Falun Gong practitioners held an open-air concert called “Rescue the orphans of Falun Gong practitioners” on August 7th, 2005, in Edinburgh. Most of the programmes in this concert were created by UK practitioners.
  • Switzerland: Introducing Falun Gong and Exposing the Persecution in the city of Thun

    On August 7th, 2005, Swiss Falun Gong practitioners held an activity to promote Falun Gong in the famous tourist city of Thun. They demonstrated the five sets of Falun Gong exercises and people stopped to watch. However, when people saw the display boards showing the persecution of Falun Gong practitioners they were shocked.
  • United Kingdom: Practitioners Demonstrate the Falun Gong Exercises and Raise Awareness of the Persecution at the Start of the Edinburgh Art Festival

    On August 6th, at the start of the Edinburgh Festival, Falun Gong practitioners introduced the practice and informed the public of the persecution in China. They demonstrated to people the five sets of the Falun Gong exercises. Their peaceful and serene performance was in stark contrast to their display of the photos of brutal persecution.
  • United Kingdom: The Song "Missing My Child" Moves People to Tears

    In order to draw attention to the plight of orphans of Falun Gong practitioners tortured to death by the Communist regime, UK practitioners held a non-profit open-air concert in Edinburgh on August 7th, 2005, the first day of the Edinburgh International Arts Festival. The concert was entitled “Rescue Orphans of Murder and Torture Victims in China."
  • Finland: Letting People Know the Truth about Falun Gong at the World Track and Field Games in Helsinki.

    The games returned to Helsinki, Finland, where they were originally held in 1983. There were 1,900 athletes from two hundred countries participating in the various contests and more than one hundred and ninety countries and regions participated in the live broadcasts. It is estimated that four billion people will watch the broadcast worldwide. After learning about this, Falun Gong practitioners in Finland and other North European countries arranged the activity to tell as many people as possible learn about the persecution.
  • Germany: Falun Gong Practitioners Invited to Participate in the Hannover Festival

    The Ferryman’s Festival is a popular open-air festival that takes place close to a small river. The organiser invited us to participate when we met at one of our Falun Gong events because he noticed that our demonstrations of paper Lotus Flower folding and Chinese calligraphy were extremely popular. On both days of the festival, our yellow booth was a great attraction.
  • Slovakia: Falun Gong Activities in Middle and East of the Country

    Recently reports about the persecution of Falun Gong began to appear in the Slovakian media but few people realise how inhuman and cruel this persecution is. To help more people understand this, Falun Gong practitioners tour a few Slovak cities every year where they inform the public about the genocide against Falun Gong and ask for support.
  • Finland: Promoting Falun Gong and Exposing the Persecution at the World Track and Field Games in Helsinki

    The public passed by in streams. They were attracted by the elegant and quiet exercises. A lot of tourists took picture of the practitioners doing the exercises. After seeing the posters of some practitioners who were persecuted to death, some people wanted to resolve a question: why were these men and women, old and young with kind and gentle faces, persecuted to death? They went to read the display boards or talk with practitioners. After they understood the truth, they signed their names on a petition to show support.
  • France: Report on Paris Tour to Expose the Truth - Place Félix Eboué

    Erected in 1867, Fontaine aux Lions (Fountain of the Lions) is situated in the centre of the 12th District of southern Paris, where it is tranquil and peaceful with lots of shady greenery. This is also the usual place for citizens of the 12th District to take a walk. French practitioners held an activity here to introduce Falun Dafa on July 30th.