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  • Bregenz, Austria: "I Have Never Seen Such Perfection!"

    Jutta Lenz, a psychiatrist and sports scientist, owner of a management-consulting firm, had bought a ticket to the show after seeing the beautifully dressed dancers in the advertisements. "The show is superb. I am thrilled to be here. I have never seen such perfection. Excellent," she said. "The dances were very impressive."
  • Bregenz, Austria: "I Felt As If Spring Had Arrived"

    Antonia Frick, President of the Foundation Liechtenstein, and her sister attended Shen Yun's opening Austria performance on March 23. "I loved the show. What impressed me most was the depiction of heavens and the worldly realm. It was absolutely fantastic... I was amazed by everything I saw," said Ms. Frick.
  • Dublin Audience Enthralled with Shen Yun's First Performance in Ireland

    There to enjoy the Shen Yun performance was company chairman Mr. Declan Waters, his wife Carmel and their daughter, Abigail. "I found the show fantastic. It was spectacular," he said. Mr. Waters' overall impression of the show was that it was "spectacular!" "I would recommend it to anybody."
  • Austrian Audiences Deeply Resonate with the Beauty of Shen Yun Performing Arts

    Shen Yun Performing Arts Touring Company debuted in Bregenz, Austria, at the Bregenzer Festspielhaus, on March 23, 2010. The delighted audience showed their appreciation for the world-renowned traditional Chinese culture show by honouring the artists with frequent resounding applause throughout.
  • Shen Yun Performing Arts Debuts in Bregenz, Austria: 'Wonderful Beautiful Show!'

    The Shen Yun Performing Arts Touring Company performed for the first time in Bregenz located on the eastern shore of Lake Constance. Bregenz is the capital of Austria's most Western state Vorarlberg. Many audience members travelled quite a distance to see the world-renowned traditional Chinese cultural show.
  • Local President of Olympic Committee Says Shen Yun Embodies a Message of Great Principles

    Mr. Jouanno said that he felt the show "carries important values," and that "these values make all humankind able to feel close to the philosophy coming from China's history. This show also allows us to think and to realize that each one of us belongs to the same overall body and we have to show solidarity to other humans.
  • Shen Yun in Lausanne: "You can enter the theatre with a lot of life's burdens filling your head, and they all vanish during the show"

    Shen Yun Performing Arts wowed the audience at the Théâtre de Beaulieu in Lausanne, Switzerland on March 18. Shen Yun was greeted warmly and left a lasting impression on the spectators. Philippe Van Holle, president of a pharmaceutical company, said, "I am surprised and taken back by the colours, particularly the interactive backdrops--3-D effects."
  • Frankfurt Audiences Resoundingly Praise Shen Yun Performing Arts: 'It speaks to one's heart'

    Michael Gahler, delegate to the European Parliament for the German State of Hesse and member of the European Foreign Affairs and other committees, attended the matinee performance of Shen Yun Performing Arts at Frankfurt's Jahrhunderthalle on Sunday, March 14. The audience honoured the artists with three curtain calls and resounding applause throughout the show before the last curtain fell.
  • Speech to UN Human Rights Conference Exposes CCP's Abuse of Psychiatric Drugs in the Persecution of Falun Gong

    On the morning of March 15, 2010, Mr. Chen Shizhong made a speech at the 13th UN Human Rights Council Conference representing the United Nations Association, San Diego Chapter. He urged the UN Human Rights Council to take action to end the Chinese Communist regime's continuous violation of Falun Gong practitioners' freedom of beliefs.
  • Chinese Scholar Wang Weiluo: 'Shen Yun dances present pure compassion'

    The New York-based Shen Yun Performing Arts Touring Company gave its final performance in Frankfurt's Jahrhunderthalle on March 14. Dr. Wang Weiluo, a renowned hydrologist now living in Germany and the author of the book Thirty-six Strategies of the Three Georges Project, travelled 160 miles to watch Shen Yun in Frankfurt. The artists were honoured with three curtain calls and resounding applause throughout the performances.
  • EU Parliament Member: "The Audience Was Thrilled"

    Frankfurt's celebrated venue, Jahrhunderthalle, was the proud host of the Shen Yun Performing Arts Touring Company for three shows March 12-14, 2010. Resounding applause attested that the audience thoroughly enjoyed this world-class show. Among many distinguished audience members was Thomas Mann, a European Parliament member.
  • Swedish MPs Support the Hong Kong People's Wish to See Shen Yun

    Two Swedish MPs, Ms. Cecilia Wigström and Mr. Andreas Norlén, who have seen Shen Yun performances in Sweden, were interviewed recently. Both were disappointed to learn that the Shen Yun shows were forced to cancel because the Hong Kong government, manipulated by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), refused to grant visas to six technical experts on the Shen Yun Performing Arts staff.
  • Belgium Leading Human Rights Lawyer: International Net of Justice is Closing

    Spain's National Court launched a lawsuit against Jang Zemin and other prime culprits who persecute Falun Gong. Leading human rights lawyer G. H. Beauthier said: “We are building an international net of justice, and going to do it step by step until these Chinese Communist Party officials who have committed crimes against humanity are eventually brought to justice.”
  • Former Victim of Communism Supports Lawsuits Against CCP Officials

    “This is a beginning, we must give our full support for it.” said by Mr Siegmar Faust in Germany with an overwhelming Saxony accent. Here, the beginning stands for the two sentences separately made in both a Spanish court and an Argentine court. Five high-ranking officials of the Chinese Communist Party including the former leader Jiang Zemin were sued by Spain's National Court for genocide and the crime of torture.
  • Swiss Human Rights Award goes to Authors of Investigation into CCP's Harvesting of Organs from Falun Gong

    On January 16, 2010, the Swiss branch of the International Society for Human Rights (IGFM) granted its 2009 Human Rights Award to Canada's human rights lawyer David Matas and Canada's former Secretary of State for the Asia Pacific region, David Kilgour, in recognition of their efforts in investigating the Chinese Communist Party (CCP)'s organ harvesting from living Falun Gong practitioners.