Speech by David Matas at TTS: The High Number of Organ Transplants in China

When The Transplantation Society (TTS) held its 26th annual conference in Hong Kong between August 19-23, 2016, Chinese officials highlighted the event and evaded the topic of harvesting organs from living Falun Gong practitioners in China. The Chinese regime has changed its explanation a number of times in the past several years regarding the primary…

Toowoomba, Australia: Tian Guo Marching Band Welcomed at Major Festival

Falun Dafa practitioners participated in the 67th Carnival of Flowers parade held in Toowoomba, Australia on September 17, 2016. Every year since 2007, the Tian Guo Marching Band has been invited to lead the parade. The Carnival of Flowers launched in 1949, is the oldest floral parade in the Southern Hemisphere. This award-winning parade also…

Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra Debuts 2016 Asia Tour in Tokyo, Japan

The Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra began its 2016 concert tour by presenting its unique blend of East and West to a full-house audience in Tokyo Japan, on the afternoon of September 15. As part of the New York-based Shen Yun Performing Arts, the Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra has toured North America each autumn since 2012. This…

Bowral, Australia: Falun Gong Warmly Received at Annual Tulip Time Festival Parade

“Falun Gong has unique spiritual content, which can bring people to a different realm,” said Kurt Newman as he watched the Falun Gong waist drum performance at the annual Tulip Time Festival parade in Bowral, Australia on September 17, 2016. Mr. Newman, chair of the Southern Highlands Chamber of Commerce and Industry, is glad to…

Queensland, Australia: New Practice Site Welcomed in Gold Coast

Visitors to Harley Park were inspired to learn Falun Dafa after seeing the exercises at a new practice site at this popular park in Gold Coast, Queensland on September 10, 2016. Harley Park is one of northern Gold Coast’s busiest recreation areas and attracts walkers, cyclists, and other active people.     One woman said that she…

What is Falun Dafa?

Falun Gong Exercise

Falun Dafa (also called Falun Gong) is an advanced self-cultivation practice of the Buddha School. Falun Dafa was founded by Mr. Li Hongzhi, the practice's master. It is a discipline in which “assimilation to the highest qualities of the universe—Zhen, Shan, Ren (Truthfulness, Compassion, Forbearance)—is the foundation of practice.

Recent News

Toowoomba, Australia: Tian Guo Marching Band Welcomed at Major Festival

Falun Dafa practitioners participated in the 67th Carnival of Flowers parade held in Toowoomba, Australia on September 17, 2016. Every year since 2007, the Tian Guo Marching Band has been invited to lead the parade. The Carnival of Flowers launched in 1949, is the oldest floral parade in the Southern Hemisphere. This award-winning parade also…

Bowral, Australia: Falun Gong Warmly Received at Annual Tulip Time Festival Parade

“Falun Gong has unique spiritual content, which can bring people to a different realm,” said Kurt Newman as he watched the Falun Gong waist drum performance at the annual Tulip Time Festival parade in Bowral, Australia on September 17, 2016. Mr. Newman, chair of the Southern Highlands Chamber of Commerce and Industry, is glad to…

Queensland, Australia: New Practice Site Welcomed in Gold Coast

Visitors to Harley Park were inspired to learn Falun Dafa after seeing the exercises at a new practice site at this popular park in Gold Coast, Queensland on September 10, 2016. Harley Park is one of northern Gold Coast’s busiest recreation areas and attracts walkers, cyclists, and other active people.     One woman said that she…

Australia: Falun Dafa Inspires Visitors to Ormeau Fair on the Gold Coast

Many Australians felt something special after learning about Falun Dafa at the Ormeau Fair on the Gold Coast in Queensland. The Ormeau Lions Club invited Falun Dafa practitioners for the fourth year in a row to the fair held on September 3-4, 2016. The major community event attracts thousands of people each year. An Asian…

Wollongong, Australia: Falun Gong Group Welcomed in Spring Festival

The Tian Guo Marching band in Sydney was invited to participate in the 35th Spring into Corrimal festival (Corrimal a suburb of Greater Wollongong) on September 11, 2016.  The band was well received with warm applause from spectators. The “Spring into Corrimal” Family Festival, one of the biggest one-day events in New South Wales, attracted…

Speech by David Matas at TTS: The High Number of Organ Transplants in China

When The Transplantation Society (TTS) held its 26th annual conference in Hong Kong between August 19-23, 2016, Chinese officials highlighted the event and evaded the topic of harvesting organs from living Falun Gong practitioners in China. The Chinese regime has changed its explanation a number of times in the past several years regarding the primary…

Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra Debuts 2016 Asia Tour in Tokyo, Japan

The Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra began its 2016 concert tour by presenting its unique blend of East and West to a full-house audience in Tokyo Japan, on the afternoon of September 15. As part of the New York-based Shen Yun Performing Arts, the Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra has toured North America each autumn since 2012. This…

Wonju, South Korea: Tian Guo Marching Band Performs at International Festival

The Falun Dafa group’s Tian Guo Marching Band were once again invited to perform at the 2016 Wonju Dynamic Dancing Carnival. The band took part in the grand finale of the 6-day event, a closing ceremony and a large-scale parade on September 10. About 475,000 visitors attended the event between September 6 and 11. The…

Massive Protest in Xiantao and the Persecution of Falun Gong

Tens of thousands of people held a protest against the construction of a trash incineration plant in Xiantao, Hubei Province on June 25 and 26, 2016. The local government mustered several thousand police to suppress the protestors, who were expressing their concerns about the environmental consequences of operating such a plant in their city. The…

Toronto Falun Gong Practitioners Wish Master Li Hongzhi a Happy Mid-Autumn Festival

As the Mid-Autumn Festival approached (this year it is on September 15), Falun Gong practitioners from Toronto, Canada, gathered at Queen’s Park last Saturday to send holiday greetings to Master Li Hongzhi, the founder of Falun Gong. They demonstrated the exercises together and provided information to the public about this traditional Chinese practice based on the…