Practitioners' Words, Peaceful Protests, Exhibitions and Cultural Events, Local Events, Press Conferences , Meeting VIPs & Officials

  • London: "The show can purify human hearts and minds, and upgrade people's spirits."

    On March 4th, 2009, the Divine Performing Arts (DPA) performed an afternoon and evening show at the New London Theatre. Spontaneous rounds of applause burst forth throughout the performance. After watching the show, Chinese people were deeply touched. They felt proud to watch this renaissance of China's 5,000-year history and culture.
  • DPA's Debut Performance in Denmark Amazes and Delights: "We Really Appreciated This Show!"

    As it graced the stage at the prestigious Musikhuset Aarhus, Divine Performing Arts (DPA) 2009 World Tour was very warmly received with two long standing ovations. The opening night performance on March 9, marks the first time this highly acclaimed show has played in Denmark. Audience members enthusiastically applauded DPA.
  • Chinese in Germany: "I felt the power of compassion"

    After seeing the performances, Yao Tong, a student from mainland China who studies engineering in Germany, sighed, "I am very moved! What all these performances are manifesting is the Chinese traditional culture. At the same time, they are really demonstrating Falun Gong's principles of cultivation, which is stirring." He said that he was moved by the power of compassion from these performances, "Because what they (artists from Shen Yun) represent is compassion with a just state of mind.
  • London: Distinguished Guests Applaud Divine Performing Arts

    One of the distinguished guests was Lord Pendry--better known as Tom Pendry MP--a former boxing champion. When a reporter asked him what he thought of the show, he replied, "First of all it was very spectacular. ... It was a very professional, spectacular show, and it was very moving. "There is a philosophical message here, isn't there? And also is it a question of human rights? I hope I got that from the show, because I certainly believe in that.
  • Denmark: Audience Continues to be Deeply Moved by Divine Performing Arts

    Divine Performing Arts (DPA) continued to be very warmly received by Danish audiences. Throughout the performance, the audience spontaneously burst into applause and gave the show long standing ovations. As the final curtain closed, enthusiastic theatergoers shared their impressions.
  • Paris: Actor and Magazine Editor Impressed by "Incredible" Show

    Divine Performing Arts (DPA) performed four shows at the Paris Palais de Congres from February 27 to March 1, 2009. Paris, also known as the City of Light, has warmly welcomed this internationally acclaimed show. DPA is presenting traditional Chinese culture as it is meant to be: brilliant and full of beauty, grace, and energy.
  • Finland: "We should sign the petition today !"

    On February 20th, 2009, Falun Gong practitioners from Finland came to the square on the north side of the central railway station in Helsinki. They held an activity to expose to people how the evil Chinese Communist Party has been cruelly persecuting Falun Gong practitioners for more than nine years. Many people signed the petition against the persecution one after another.
  • Overseas Chinese in Paris: "I was excited by every programme"

    "As soon as the curtain opened, I started to cry ... I was excited by every programme. In the final programme, I had very mysterious feeling about the rotating Faluns (law wheels). I felt that they contain many mysteries. Although I couldn’t quite understand the meaning, I felt they are very profound.”
  • France's Elite Declare: We've Discovered Something Extraordinary!

    "We can see that all of them [the artists] have something inside--because having the technique is one thing, but what is guiding people is their faith, their beliefs, their values. I believe that in this show these values are shared and well transmitted to the public. There are universal values that we find here, such as a longing for fraternity and tolerance. I believe that it is important that any community can defend its values. I was moved by this show, and I was really very happy to be here tonight!"
  • Appreciative Audience Gives Divine Performing Arts Standing Ovation in London

    The opening night of Divine Performing Arts (DPA) 2009 World Tour at the New London Theatre, was lauded with a standing ovation on Tuesday, March 3. The discerning West End audience responded very enthusiastically to every single piece in the DPA show, warmly applauding the dance solos and loudly cheering as they rose to a long standing ovation for the two curtain calls.
  • United Kingdom: Londoners Respond Enthusiastically To Divine Performing Arts!

    Divine Performing Arts (DPA) 2009 World Tour brought the New London Theatre alive with the sights and sounds of ancient China on Tuesday March 3rd, and Londoners appreciatively responded with a standing ovation at the end of the show.
  • Germany: “That you are here is truly great!”

    To give support to the 50 million people quitting the Communist Party, Falun Gong practitioners held an activity in Spitaler Strasse in the flourishing downtown area of Hamburg, Germany, to expose the true situation of the CCP’s brutal persecution of Falun Gong. Practitioners distributed leaflets and even conducted a reenactment of organ harvesting from a living victim.
  • Sweden: Practitioners Support The Millions of Withdrawals from the CCP, Condemn the Persecution of Falun Gong

    On February 22nd, 2009, some Swedish Falun Gong practitioners went to the Chinese Consulate in support of the 50 million Chinese people who have quit the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). At the same time, they called for support to bring the nine year persecution of Falun Gong to an end.
  • Germany: Professional Dancers Enjoy Shenyun

    On February 21st, 2009, the New York Divine Performing Arts company celebrated China's traditional culture in Frankfurt's Century Hall. As well as providing a feast for the senses, the inner meanings conveyed by the performances depicted something of the richness of China's ancient civilisation.
  • Divine Performing Arts, Recommended by French Government Officials and Artists, Will Present Its Performance Soon in Paris

    The Divine Performing Arts will present four evening shows at Paris Conference Centre between February 27 and March 1, 2009. French government officials and artists, who had seen and appreciated the grace and elegance of the Divine performance, expressed their welcome and joy.