Mr. Nico Bijnens is the president of the Falun Dafa Association in Belgium, which annually acts as local organizer for ‘Shen Yun Performing Arts’. Since 2008 he has been practicing this Chinese spiritual discipline called Falun Dafa (also known as Falun Gong). Owing to his passion for Chinese culture, he often gives presentations at various associations and events on the topic of ‘China and 5000 years of authentic Chinese culture’. Mr. Bijnens was a reporter for New Tang Dynasty Television, an independent Chinese media group based in New York. He was mainly active as a local reporter in the European Quarter in Brussels (the European Parliament, the European Commission and the European Council).