Bahá’í World News Service
BAHA'I WORLD CENTRE, 22 October 2017
Bicentenary celebrations continue to span the globe.
Celebrations of the bicentenary of the birth of Baha’u’llah continue in the world.
BAHA’I WORLD CENTRE, 21 October 2017
Diverse celebrations marking the bicentenary unfolded across the Pacific, Asia, and
BAHA'I WORLD CENTRE, 20 October 2017
As the worldwide period of bicentenary celebrations commences, the special anniversary
website has undergone a transformation.
BIC NEW YORK, 20 October 2017
The BIC Offices in New York, Geneva, and Brussels recently held receptions to mark
the bicentenary of the birth of Baha'u'llah.
BAHA'I WORLD CENTRE, 18 October 2017
The feature film “Light to the World” was released today on the official website for
the bicentenary of the Birth of Baha’u’llah.
LONDON, 16 October 2017
The Prime Minister of the U.K., President of Austria, and a former President of the
U.S.A. have sent messages to their respective Baha'i communities.
BAHA'I WORLD CENTRE, 13 October 2017
Preparations for the 200th anniversary of the birth of Baha'u'llah are giving rise
to countless diverse activities across the planet.
CANBERRA, Australia, 9 October 2017
National and local leaders in Australia, including Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull,
have written tributes honoring the bicentenary of the birth of Baha'u'llah.
NEW YORK, 6 October 2017
Dizzy Gillespie, who would have turned 100 this month, is remembered as one of the
greatest jazz trumpeters of all time.
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, 4 October 2017
Baha'i communities in Bangladesh, Malaysia, Nepal, and Sri Lanka have received messages
honoring the upcoming bicentenary of the birth of Baha'u'llah.
NEW DELHI, 2 October 2017
India's role in the Battle of Haifa in 1918, which was instrumental in ensuring the
safety of 'Abdu'l Baha, was recognized recently at a commemoration in New Delhi.
BAHA'I WORLD CENTRE, 28 September 2017
Launched today, a new website hosts an array of media and will capture bicentenary
celebrations in selected localities across the globe.
BAHA'I WORLD CENTRE, 26 September 2017
A new collection of images were released today on the Baha’i Media Bank.
SANTIAGO, Chile, 22 September 2017
In Santiago, the Baha’i community has donated 2,000 trees to the municipality in honor
of the bicentenary.
BIC NEW YORK, 19 September 2017
After an unjust and harrowing imprisonment, Mahvash Sabet's prison term has come to
an end today.
ISLAMABAD, 18 September 2017
A bicentenary commemoration was hosted in Islamabad at the Pakistan Institute of Parliamentary
Services by Member of Parliament Asiya Nasir.
BAHA'I WORLD CENTRE, 14 September 2017
Most recently, Baha'i communities in Australasia, Central Asia, and South America
have received tribute messages for the occasion of the bicentenary.
BRUCK AN DER LEITHA, Austria, 12 September 2017
The mayor of the small Austrian town Bruck an der Leitha hosted a local celebration
of the bicentenary of Baha'u'llah's birth last week.
BAHA'I WORLD CENTRE, 6 September 2017
A new edition of the publication The Baha'is will be released this month, providing a survey of the teachings and history of the