(Minghui.org) Dierks is a small city in Arkansas, about a two hour drive from Little Rock. The city hosts the annual Pine Tree Festival on the first Saturday of August. It is a family friendly event that attracts many locals and families. Falun Dafa practitioners from Little Rock participated in the festival for the first time.

Falun Dafa practitioners from Little Rock, Arkansas participated in the Pine Tree Festival for the first time on August 5, 2023.

Falun Dafa’s information booth attracted the attention of people of all ages. Many stopped to find out more about the practice, the ongoing persecution in China, and the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) crime of forced organ harvesting from living practitioners.

Falun Dafa practitioners introduced Falun Dafa and raised awareness about the CCP’s crimes.

Many locals were interested in the cultivation practice. Practitioners introduced them to Falun Dafa and distributed truth-clarification materials, including the Minghui magazine, as well as information about online instructional sessions.

A university student majoring in political science was very interested in the information displayed on the poster boards. She wants to write her thesis on the persecution of Falun Dafa in China.

A lady was very grateful to practitioners for telling her about the ongoing persecution of Falun Dafa in China.

A middle-aged man said that he once read books about Buddha and Tai Chi. He was interested in Falun Dafa. and was grateful to the practitioners for telling him about the cultivation practice.