Falun Gong practitioners were invited to attend the Haldon Street Festival in the suburb of Lakemba and demonstrate the meditation practice. The celebration attracted over 30,000 attendees, and the practitioners’ waist drum performance was a big hit. Many spectators came to the Falun Gong booth to learn the exercises. One commented, “This will bring us a better society.”
About a week before the Salons Bio & Co Exhibition in Strasbourg, officials from the Chinese Consulate contacted the host requesting a meeting regarding Falun Dafa. Realizing they were trying to pressure him to deny the Falun Dafa group's participation, he said to them, “We are in France, and we have our own thoughts and freedom.”
All year long, Falun Gong practitioners around the world hold activities and participate in all kinds of community events, telling the public what Falun Gong really is and exposing the brutal persecution of this ancient self-improvement practice in its home country, China.
The three-day exhibit attracted many visitors as well as media coverage around the country. Some visitors wanted to learn the Falun Dafa exercises after viewing the exhibit.
A farmer lets go of self-interest and helps his neighbors water their crops before taking care of his own. After his good deed, a rainstorm provided his crops with plenty of water.
A practitioner patiently helps her two brothers who were brought up under Communist Party culture to understand Falun Dafa. They now experience good health and happiness.
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Organ Harvesting Atrocities
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A Fundamental Misconception
Chinese state media reports falsely claim that practicing Falun Gong has led to 1,400 deaths.
Self-Immolation: An Elaborate Hoax
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April 25 Peaceful Appeal
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Prosecuting Jiang Zemin
Bringing the prime culprit in the persecution to justice
More Basic Truths
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Learn About Falun Dafa
An advanced practice of self-cultivation freely available to all