In the Netherlands, the national postal service issued two limited edition stamps designed for the bicentenary. This stamp features calligraphy of the prominent Persian artist Mishkin-Qalam.
Bicentenary celebrations at a school in El Chamizo, Colombia
As an act of worship inspired by the 200th anniversary of the birth of Baha’u’llah, the Baha’i community in Yamaguchi, Japan, has been honoring the spiritual heritage of the city by visiting historic, sacred sites—some of which are over 1,000 years old—and, with a heightened sense of reverence, offering prayers at each.
In order to print the thousands of invitations needed for the bicentenary celebrations in the village of Daga in Papua New Guinea, a group of friends carried a photocopier through the mountains.
In a village in the Karnataka state that has been experiencing extreme drought which has significantly affected the agriculture in the region this year, families in the Baha’i community decided to each set aside a pound of rice to be able to host and feed the entire village of 1,500 during the bicentenary celebrations.
The Baha’i community of Ireland has created a series of 95 video clips about the teachings and life of Baha’u’llah, releasing one every day leading up to the bicentenary.