Introducing Falun Gong at IRIE Musical Festival in Toronto

August 08, 2015 | By a Falun Gong practitioner in Toronto, Canada

( Falun Gong practitioners in Toronto were invited to participate in the annual IRIE Music Festival on August 1 and 2, 2015. They gave out information about Falun Gong, collected signatures on a petition calling for an end to the persecution in China, and received great feedback from the festival musicians and visitors.

Many people stopped by the Falun Gong booth during the IRIE Music Festival.

After learning about the persecution of Falun Gong in China, many signed a petition to end it.


Visitors learned the Falun Gong exercises.

Claire, a nurse from New York, learned the Falun Gong exercises and felt great afterward.

Suhani from Toronto signed a petition calling for an end to the Chinese Communist Party’s organ harvesting from living Falun Gong practitioners.

Ingrid from Toronto and Suzette from Hamilton supported Falun Gong practitioners’ freedom of belief.

Pamela from Upstate New York signed in support of Falun Gong and said practitioners should have the right to meditate.

Daphne from Toronto signed the petition and learned the exercises.

Dennis from New York asked practitioners what he could do to help stop the persecution. He signed the petition and a postcard to Prime Minister Harper, calling for his help to stop the persecution.

Christopher, a college student in Toronto, bought a copy of Zhuan Falun, He told the practitioners, “You are doing something wonderful! I will join you. The next time you have an activity, you will see a black man in your group.”

Chinese version available

Category: Other Community Events

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