This year's competition is solely for the bel canto style of singing. The aim of the competition is to promote traditional vocal arts of pure authenticity, pure goodness, and pure beauty, and provide a world-class arena for all Chinese vocalists to showcase their talents. The competition is open to professional singers in China and those with Chinese heritage. Registration is open until November 3, 2018.
Rally at Washington Monument on 19th Anniversary of Peaceful Resistance Calls for End of Persecution
Falun Gong practitioners from the greater Washington DC area and supporters held a rally at the Washington Monument, where they condemned the persecution of Falun Gong in China, which has gone on for nearly two decades.
Practitioners in Southern California held activities to raise awareness of the 19-year persecution of Falun Gong in China. They demonstrated the Falun Gong exercises, held a rally, and collected signatures condemning the mistreatment of practitioners in China for their faith. A spokesperson for Doctors Against Forced Organ Harvesting spoke about the Chinese regime's harvesting of organs from practitioners and urged the public to help stop the atrocity.
Practitioners' efforts in Sweden and Switzerland to raise awareness of the ongoing persecution of Falun Gong in China earned the support of both the public and elected officials.
Ireland: Falun Gong March and Rally in Dublin Commemorates 19th Year of Peaceful Efforts Against Persecution in China
The prime minister and several legislators wrote letters in support of the rally.
Washington DC: Candlelight Vigil Commemorates Falun Gong Practitioners in China Who Died in the Persecution
Falun Gong practitioners held a candlelight vigil in front of the Washington Monument on the evening of July 19, 2018 to commemorate fellow practitioners who were tortured to death during the past 19 years of persecution in China.
~ July 20 Events ~
~ Imprisonment & Forced Labor ~
Death Toll Reaches Genocidal Proportions
Estimates put the number who have perished as a result of persecution at over one million.
Organ Harvesting Atrocities
Evidence suggests over 60,000 killed for their organs in an illicit state-sanctioned organ trade.
A Fundamental Misconception
Chinese state media reports falsely claim that practicing Falun Gong has led to 1,400 deaths.
Self-Immolation: An Elaborate Hoax
A 2001 TV broadcast of people setting themselves on fire was actually a propaganda ploy.
April 25 Peaceful Appeal
The most peaceful protest in history is called a 'siege' by top party brass
Prosecuting Jiang Zemin
Bringing the prime culprit in the persecution to justice
More Basic Truths
A primer on the web of lies upon which the persecution was built
Learn About Falun Dafa
An advanced practice of self-cultivation freely available to all