(Clearwisdom.net) Marking the tenth year of Falun Gong practitioners' efforts to resist the persecution, practitioners gathered at Vienna's famous tourist attraction, St. Stephen's Cathedral, on July 18, 2009. The called attention to the ten-year-long persecution of Falun Gong by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and appealed to every sector of society to learn the truth about Falun Gong.

Vienna is the capital of the Republic of Austria. With a population of about two million, it is home to one quarter of the total population of Austria. St. Stephen's Cathedral has become one of the most recognizable symbols of Vienna.

The practitioners displayed a series of large photos depicting Falun Gong and the persecution in front of the square. Tourists from various countries all over the world stopped to view the display or take photos. Among them were also many Chinese tourists watching quietly.

Western practitioners performed songs including "Coming For You" and "Falun Dafa Is Good" showing the audience the beauty and hope of Falun Dafa despite the persecution.

Around July 20 every year Austrian Falun Dafa practitioners hold an event appealing for the end of the persecution and allowing more people to learn about what is happening.