Local Events

  • Germany: People of Freiburg Condemn the Vicious Persecution of Falun Gong by the Chinese Communist Party

    In order to let more people learn about the beauty of Falun Gong and the brutality of the persecution happening in China, Falun Gong practitioners held an activity in Freiburg. After they found out how innocent Falun Gong practitioners are cruelly persecuted, many people signed the petition to condemn the atrocities.
  • Hungary: Exposing the Persecution during a Chinese Dance Performance

    Practitioners handed out fliers and newspapers to on-lookers. People were very keen to read the information. Because it happened during the performance, they looked at the performers with a great sense of pity when they learnt about the Chinese communist regime’s inhumane torture and organ harvesting against their fellow Chinese people, practitioners of Falun Gong.
  • Austria: Exposing the Persecution of Falun Dafa during the Salzburg Art Festival

    In August every year, Austrians celebrate the Salzburg Festival, which is the most famous artistic festival in Europe. Practitioners held a Falun Dafa Information Day activity to expose the Chinese Communist regime's persecution of practitioners over the past eight years and introduce the magnificence of Falun Dafa.
  • Russia: Many Chinese People Are Quitting the CCP

    Russian Falun Gong practitioners distributed the Nine Commentaries on the Communist Party and the blank form for the Chinese people to declare their withdrawal from the CCP and its affiliated organizations to almost every Chinese person in the urban areas and farm villages as well as those in tourist attractions and paddy fields.
  • Italy: Exposing the Persecution to the People of Florence

    Every Saturday during July and August, practitioners in Florence gathered at the Piazza S. Croce and Piazza Repubblica to tell local people and tourists about Falun Gong and the brutal organ harvesting campaign being waged against practitioners by the Chinese communist regime.
  • Germany: People Sign the Petition to Support the Human Rights Torch Relay during the Wagner Opera Festival

    Several people asked the same question: “Don’t you think that holding the Olympics could change the human rights situation in China?” But as soon as they heard that the organ harvesting on living Falun Gong practitioners is still happening, although it was revealed one year ago, people changed their minds and signed the petition immediately.
  • Austria: National TV Station Introduces Falun Dafa to Viewers

    Austrian practitioners demonstrated the five sets of Falun Gong exercises and were interviewed on a nationwide news programme broadcast on August 17th. TV station ORF (NOE) carried the broadcast, which was a great introduction to Falun Dafa.
  • Sweden: Demonstrating Falun Gong Exercises during the Gothenburg Cultural Festival

    On August 14th 2007, the annual six-day Cultural Festival kicked off in Gothenburg. The demonstration of the five sets of Falun Gong exercises and free exercise teaching were held in the Botanical Garden, where most of the celebration activities were held. They attracted the attention of many adults and children alike.
  • Turkey: People and Officials Happy to Learn About Falun Gong At Famous Tourist Site

    On August 7th 2007, two Falun Gong practitioners took advantage of a brief holiday to promote Falun Gong and explain the facts about the persecution to officials and the general public in Canakkale City, a famous tourist attraction in Turkey. On the first day, practitioners visited the provincial government to tell officials in various departments about the persecution of Falun Gong in China. Upon learning the facts about the inhumane persecution launched by the Chinese Communist regime, the officials were shocked and infuriated.
  • Italy: A New Practitioner Found Us at the Medieval Cultural Festival in a Small Town

    The peaceful music made many people unwilling to leave. A young lady who was a volunteer of the Red Cross excitedly cried out when seeing the Falun Dafa display, "It's great! I'm looking for you. I have known Falun Gong for years. Now I'm more and more interested in Falun Gong. I want to practise the exercises and know the principles of Falun Gong. Would you please tell me how to be a Falun Gong practitioner?" Practitioners told her about the exercises and how to download Zhuan Falun (the main text of Falun Gong practice). She left but turned back to have a long talk with one practitioner. "I don't want to leave at all."
  • Finland: People Understand the Truth and Denounce the Chinese Communist Party

    This day, the park was crowded with foreign tourists and local people. The Falun Gong practitioners distributed leaflets and put up banners and posters to demonstrate to people the horrifying persecution that practitioners in China have suffered for the past eight years for their belief in “Truthfulness, Compassion and Tolerance”. Many people signed the petition.
  • Russia: People Show their Kind Sides on the Streets of St. Petersburg

    From July 28th to August 4th 2007, Falun Gong practitioners in St. Petersburg held activities in the busy streets near Prospekt Bol’shevikov and Chernaya Rechka metro stations to introduce the beauty of Falun Gong and to expose the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) persecution and its atrocities of harvesting organs from living Falun Gong practitioners.
  • Germany: Commemorating Eight Years of Persecution Against Falun Gong

    North German practitioners organised an information day in downtown Hamburg to commemorate eight years of persecution against Falun Gong. Practitioners set up a booth under a brilliant blue sky and sunshine. At the same time, the first interested people stopped by to see the photos exposing the torture used against practitioners by the Chinese Communist Party.
  • Sweden: “I am very happy today. I feel wonderful! It’s a gift from God.”

    As soon as the exhibits were set up, many people came to ask, “What is Falun Gong?” “Why is Falun Gong persecuted?” Having learned the truth, many commented that it was grossly unjust to suffer such torture simply for not giving up on one’s beliefs. People eagerly signed the petition calling for an end to the persecution.
  • Germany: People of Dusseldorf Shocked by the Brutality of the Persecution

    Because many Westerners do not know how severe the human rights situation in China is, practitioners in Germany frequently hold Information Day events to raise awareness of the Chinese Communist regime's brutal persecution of Falun Gong. On July 28th, practitioners held an event of this kind in downtown Dusseldorf to let more people know.