Sunset in Hawaii moments ago marks the end of the bicentenary period.
At a celebration of the bicentenary in South Africa
Members of the Kiriri tribe, an indigenous population in eastern Brazil, honored the bicentenary with a Toré ceremony—a tradition in which the community gathers with joy and reverence to connect with its ancestors through prayer and chanting.
Among other commemorative events held at the Baha’i House of Worship in Sydney, Australia, recently, the annual Religious Leaders’ Forum took place at the Temple this month.
Saturday morning in Afortville, France, began with prayers at dawn to honor the special holy day. Later on, the community hosted a watercolor and calligraphy workshop.
In Sambalpur, India, a group of youth organized a sickle cell, blood group, and blood pressure check for local residents, particularly mothers. This is just one of many acts of service inspired by the bicentenary.
The choir at the Baha’i House of Worship in Wilmette joined with the local Lincolnwood Chamber Orchestra for the Light of Unity concert in honour of the bicentenary.
A bicentenary celebration in the Northwestern Katuyola community in Zambia
A bicentenary celebration at the site of the future national House of Worship in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
Murals displayed during bicentenary celebrations in the community of Avondale, a suburb of Auckland, New Zealand
Guests gather at an event in honor of the bicentenary in the Hague, Netherlands.
The Baha’i community of the Bronx in New York, in collaboration with the Bronx Museum of Arts, held a dance celebration for the bicentenary.
A bicentenary celebration in Tashkent, Uzbekistan
A children’s festival in Paranaque, Philippines attended by more than 100 children