MUSICAL DRAMA PREMIERES IN HONOUR OF THE 200TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BIRTH OF BAHA’U’LLAH (VICTORIA, 22 September 2017) –The Gathering, a musical drama directed by Victoria resident Laura Lee, premieres this October 20 & 21 at the Glenlyon Norfolk School Theatre. Commissioned by the Baha’i Community of Victoria, it is one of thousands of celebrations being held at the grassroots level across Canada and the globe on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the birth of Baha’u’llah, the prophet founder of the Baha’i Faith. Drawing inspiration from a......
Originally posted at http://news.bahai.org/story/1171/. OTTAWA, Canada — As the people of Canada prepare to celebrate 150 years since the confederation of their country, there has been a wide-ranging national conversation about the past, present, and future of relations between its diverse citizens. One aspect of this discussion has been the changing role of religion and spirituality in society in the context of increasing religious and ethnic diversity and a resurgence of Indigenous culture and ways of life. Over the last several years, the Baha’i community has spearheaded an initiative to......
13 May 2015 / 16 Beauty 172 Dear Baha’i Friends, We are writing to ask that you invite individuals in your community who have a facility with social media to contribute as they wish over the next few days to a world-wide social media campaign to mark the upcoming seventh anniversary of the incarceration of the Yaran. Scheduled from 14 – 20 May, the campaign’s theme is “Seven Days in Remembrance of Seven Years for the Seven Bahá’í Leaders”. Each day of the campaign will focus on a particular......