Russia: Promoting Falun Gong and Explaining the Facts at the "New Era Health Expo" in Moscow (Photos)
(Clearwisdom.net) On April 24, 2004, Moscow Falun Gong practitioners held a three-hour activity at the "New Era Health Expo" in Moscow to let people know about the practice of Falun Gong and see the truth behind the Jiang regime's brutal persecution of this peaceful cultivation practice.
Practitioners arranged several different kinds of activities. Some practiced the exercises in a park while others handed out leaflets at another location. At 3 p.m., practitioners got together at the exhibition hall in the Moscow City Center. All of the practitioners participated and cooperated well with each other. Some of them demonstrated the exercises, some showed films that exposed the persecution and some distributed literature and VCDs to passersby. They worked quickly, as a cooperative and harmonious team.
There were thirty seats in the exhibition hall and all were taken up by people who came early. People who came late had to stand to watch and listen. Compared with previous years, a number of people came here mainly to hear about Falun Gong and to learn the exercises. The whole activity was divided into three parts: First, practitioners who had been practicing for a long time would introduce Falun Dafa and share their cultivation experiences; second, they showed videos about the spread of Dafa and a film about Jiang's evil persecution against Falun Gong. When the activity had finished, a lot of people came up to ask where the free exercise classes were held. Some of them asked for materials and copies of the Falun Gong books.
When a Chinese girl, who had been living in Russia for a long time, walked into the hall, practitioners chatted with her enthusiastically. Feeling the loving care of the practitioners, she sighed with emotion, "You are very different indeed from what I had seen and heard on Chinese radio and the newspapers." Especially when she heard the truth of the staged Tiananmen immolation, she was shocked. When practitioners gave her the VCDs explaining the truth she was very happy, "I have gained a lot today, I will definitely watch them when I get back home."