From July 18th to the 22nd, Finnish Falun Gong practitioners raised awareness about the persecution o Falun Gong at Kotka Ocean Festival and on invitation took part in the festival parade for the first time. Onlookers expressed praise for Falun Gong practitioners' peaceful aspect and beautiful perfomances.
Finnish Falun Gong practitioners rented a stall and hung up banners reading “Falun Dafa is good", and "Falun Gong practitioners in China are being persecuted by the Chinese Communist Party". As well distributing leaflets, practitioners demonstrated the Falun Gong exercises. Very many tourists settled down to watch, chat with practitioners and many of them signed a petition to declare their support and condemnation of the persecution.
On July 21st, Falun Gong practitioners on invitation participated in Finland's holiday parade, the guiding banner was carried by young practitioner, Samuli, in front inscribed with FALUN DAFA, then a banner in blue and gold with the words "Falun Dafa Clears The Way", after that there were four young female Falun Gong practitioners displaying the lotus flowers in their hands. These were followed by five practitioners in golden yellow exercise suits to demonstrate the Falun Gong exercises. Finally, the banner Truthfulness, Compassion and Forbearance in both Chinese. The crowds unceasingly applauded the Falun Gong practitioners and took leaflets and lotus flowers eagerly.
|Article about Falun Gong in newspaper "Kymen Sanomat"|
You are welcome to print and circulate all articles published on Clearharmony and their content, but please quote the source.