(Minghui.org) The Edmonton Falun Dafa Association was invited to participate in the first Festival of Faiths held at the City Hall on September 19, 2015. The event, sponsored by human rights organization John Humphrey Centre, was meant to promote human rights and support victims of human rights violations around the world.

Falun Dafa music, “Pudu,” was played throughout the day except during stage speeches and performances.

Practitioners demonstrate the five Falun Dafa exercises on stage.Visitors get information at the Falun Dafa booth.

Throughout the day, city council members and leaders of the participating human rights organizations presented speeches. Ms. Huang, of the Falun Dafa Association, spoke on the history of Falun Dafa and the brutal persecution by the communist regime in China.

Falun Dafa practitioners demonstrated the exercises on stage, and afterward some spectators commented that they could feel a strong energy during the presentation.

Many people, including the event organizer, expressed an interest in learning Falun Dafa at a free weekly beginners' class at the University of Alberta. Even more attendees expressed support for ending the persecution and condemned the communist regime's brutal crime of harvesting the organs of imprisoned Falun Dafa practitioners.