Falun Gong Practitioners Participate in Christmas Parades in South Australia

Falun Gong practitioners in South Australia participated in Christmas parades in Norwood and Port Adelaide on November 25, 2017. The practitioners’ procession included a float with plum and lotus flowers, ladies in heavenly maiden costumes, characters in ancient costumes, a large banner reading “The World Needs Truth, Compassion, Forbearance,” and other practitioners in yellow t-shirts.…

Practitioners in Turkey Call for an End to the Persecution of Falun Gong in China

Falun Gong practitioners in Turkey held an event at the Tekira Shopping Center on November 18, 2017, in the Province of Tekirdağ, which is two hours from West Istanbul. It is the only shopping mall in Tekirdağ, and the practitioners chose the site for introducing Falun Gong to the public and raise awareness of the…

Seattle: Falun Dafa Group Welcomed Back to Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade

The Falun Dafa group and their Tian Guo Marching Band were invited back for a second time time to perform in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in Seattle on November 24. The Falun Dafa group’s Tian Guo Marching Band stands out as the only marching band in the parade made up of mostly ethnic Chinese musicians.…

U.K.: Health Expo Attendees Experience the Peacefulness of Falun Gong

Practitioners of Falun Gong held a booth at Birmingham’s annual Mind Body Spirit Wellbeing Festival on November 3-5. They demonstrated the meditative exercises and gave out literature on the practice and the persecution of this peaceful group in China.   “[Falun Gong] Will Make Us Better People” Heather and Emma attended the Falun Gong workshop…

The Art of Zhen-Shan-Ren International Exhibition Held in Peru

The Art of Zhen-Shan-Ren International Exhibition opened in Barranco, a coastal area south of Lima, Peru on November 21, 2017. The exhibition is being held in the Cultural Center Juan Parra Del Riego until November 30. At the reception on November 20, Mr. Pedro Parvina Castro, deputy director of Culture and Education in Victoria City…

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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.

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Falun Gong Practitioners Participate in Christmas Parades in South Australia

Falun Gong practitioners in South Australia participated in Christmas parades in Norwood and Port Adelaide on November 25, 2017. The practitioners’ procession included a float with plum and lotus flowers, ladies in heavenly maiden costumes, characters in ancient costumes, a large banner reading “The World Needs Truth, Compassion, Forbearance,” and other practitioners in yellow t-shirts.…

Sydney, Australia: Many Interested in Learning about Falun Gong at Double Bay Street Festival

The Double Bay Street Festival is Sydney’s most popular annual street fair. Some 80,000 people attended this year’s festival on Sunday, November 5. The local Falun Gong group took part once again, allowing many local residents to learn about this ancient traditional practice of meditation and self-improvement. They set up a booth with posters and…

Sydney: Falun Dafa Welcomed at Haldon Street Festival

Falun Gong practitioners were invited to demonstrate the meditation practice at the annual Haldon Street Festival in Lakemba on October 27, 2017. Located in southwestern Sydney, the suburb of Lakemba is a business and political center of the region. Over 30,000 people participated in the celebration, including ethnic groups representing Greece, Italy, and Lebanon. The…

Australia: Introducing Falun Gong at Sydney’s Granny Smith Festival

The Granny Smith Festival was held in Eastwood, north of Sydney, Australia on October 21, 2017. The Falun Gong group participated in the parade, demonstrated the exercises on stage, and had a booth to introduce the practice to the public. Now in its 32nd year, the Granny Smith Festival is the largest street festival in…

Candidates for Public Office Support Falun Dafa’s Community Work on Queensland’s Gold Coast

Australian candidates for the Queensland Government election have commended the good work Falun Dafa practitioners do in the Gold Coast community. Each week practitioners volunteer their time to set up free exercise sites and help others enjoy the many health and psychological benefits of doing Falun Dafa’s five sets of exercises. Falun Dafa is a…

Practitioners in Turkey Call for an End to the Persecution of Falun Gong in China

Falun Gong practitioners in Turkey held an event at the Tekira Shopping Center on November 18, 2017, in the Province of Tekirdağ, which is two hours from West Istanbul. It is the only shopping mall in Tekirdağ, and the practitioners chose the site for introducing Falun Gong to the public and raise awareness of the…

Seattle: Falun Dafa Group Welcomed Back to Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade

The Falun Dafa group and their Tian Guo Marching Band were invited back for a second time time to perform in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in Seattle on November 24. The Falun Dafa group’s Tian Guo Marching Band stands out as the only marching band in the parade made up of mostly ethnic Chinese musicians.…

U.K.: Health Expo Attendees Experience the Peacefulness of Falun Gong

Practitioners of Falun Gong held a booth at Birmingham’s annual Mind Body Spirit Wellbeing Festival on November 3-5. They demonstrated the meditative exercises and gave out literature on the practice and the persecution of this peaceful group in China.   “[Falun Gong] Will Make Us Better People” Heather and Emma attended the Falun Gong workshop…

The Art of Zhen-Shan-Ren International Exhibition Held in Peru

The Art of Zhen-Shan-Ren International Exhibition opened in Barranco, a coastal area south of Lima, Peru on November 21, 2017. The exhibition is being held in the Cultural Center Juan Parra Del Riego until November 30. At the reception on November 20, Mr. Pedro Parvina Castro, deputy director of Culture and Education in Victoria City…

Russia: Activities in Moscow Introduce Falun Gong

Moscow Oriental Collection Expo Falun Gong practitioners in Moscow were invited to participate in the Oriental Collection Expo November 16 to 19. They introduced Falun Gong by demonstrating the exercises and giving artistic performances. The practitioners introduced Falun Gong, demonstrated the five exercises, and gave several dance performances. The audience responded with warm applause. The…