Posts Tagged ‘sydney’

Sydney: Falun Gong at the Granny Smith Festival

Falun Gong practitioners participated in the Granny Smith Festival, October 18-19, 2019. The popular event is the largest celebration in Sydney’s Eastwood District and attracted more than 80,000 people. During the weekend events, practitioners participated in the parade, and demonstrated the exercises. The popular Tian Guo Marching Band, Waist Drum Troupe, and beautifully decorated float…

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People Condemn the Persecution During Popular Event in Sydney

Falun Dafa practitioners talked to passersby during the Night Noodle Markets held in Sydney’s Hyde Park on October 16-18, 2019. They told them about the spiritual practice and how it is being persecuted in China. The Night Noodle Market is an eagerly anticipated annual event that transforms Hyde Park into a busy Asian street food…

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Sydney: Falun Gong Practitioners Welcomed in Street Fair Parade

The Tian Guo Marching Band, which is comprised of Falun Gong practitioners, participated in the annual Street Fair parade in Chatswood on Saturday, September 7, 2019. Street Fair is an important part of the Sydney suburb’s annual Emerge Festival. This year marks the 22nd Emerge Festival, which is hosted each year by the Willoughby City…

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Sydney: Rally Held in Parramatta to Oppose Persecution and Forced Organ Harvesting of Falun Gong in China

Government officials, community leaders and Falun Gong practitioners attended a rally in Sydney, Australia on August 24 to raise awareness of the persecution of Falun Gong in China. They gathered at Centenary Square in Parramatta in Sydney’s west. Speakers called on people from all walks of life to support practitioners and help end the 20-year-long…

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Peaceful Protests and Candlelight Vigils Mark 20th Anniversary of the April 25 Appeal in Beijing

On April 25, 1999, a peaceful appeal in Beijing surprised the Chinese leadership and the international community when 10,000 Falun Gong practitioners gathered near the State Council Appeals Office to request the release of fellow practitioners who had been illegally arrested for their belief. The gathering was peaceful and without incident, and the Tianjin practitioners were…

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Sydney: College Students Learn about Falun Dafa at Orientation

During orientation for new students at the University of Sydney from February 20-22, students visited the Falun Dafa Club booth, curious to learn more about the self-improvement meditation system. The University of Sydney usually starts its academic year in February, and orientation is a major event for the students as well as visitors. Falun Dafa…

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“Falun Gong Is Very Important to Australia”

 Falun Gong practitioners in Sydney hold activities regularly to introduce the meditation to the public and expose the brutality of the persecution in China. “When I searched for information about Falun Gong online, I realised that Falun Gong is very important to Australia,” said Sydney resident Brooke Wern while speaking with a practitioner late last…

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