Bahá’í World News Service
BAHA'I WORLD CENTRE, 1 November 2017
With recordings from celebrations at Houses of Worship and a final sampling of reports
posted, coverage on the bicentenary website now comes to a close.
BIC NEW YORK, 31 October 2017
Former member of the Yaran, Fariba Kamalabadi, has been released after a long, unjust
BIC ADDIS ABABA, 30 October 2017
The BIC Addis Ababa Office hosted a celebration of the bicentenary of Baha’u’llah’s
birth with 150 guests.
BIC NEW YORK, 23 October 2017
Security forces opened fire on a small gathering in Yemen on 22 October 2017. Persecution
in Iran intensifies.
BAHA'I WORLD CENTRE, 23 October 2017
In honor of the 200th anniversary of the birth of Baha’u’llah, communities around
the globe offered celebrations befitting the teachings He brought to the world.
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.