Bicentenary of the Birth of

Inspired by the life and teachings of Bahá’u’lláh, millions of people worldwide are celebrating the 200th anniversary of His birth on the 21st and 22nd of October 2017. Read more >

Bahá’u’lláh was born in Tehran in 1817. Two centuries later, the day of His birth is celebrated around the world alongside the birth of the forerunner of His Revelation, the Báb, born in 1819 on the day before the birth of Bahá’u’lláh according to the calendar used in Persia. These Twin Holy Birthdays are celebrated by Bahá’ís and their friends as one annual festival where the closely interwoven lives and missions of these two Divine Luminaries are remembered together.

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Broadcasts of events from several Bahá’í Houses of worship

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House of Worship in Wilmette, United States

OCT 22 20:30 GMT

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New Delhi, IndiaPast Broadcast OCT 20 | 13:00 GMT

Apia, SamoaPast Broadcast OCT 20 | 19:00 GMT

Sydney, AustraliaPast Broadcast OCT 21 | 00:00 GMT

Kampala, UgandaPast Broadcast OCT 22 | 07:30 GMT

Langenhain, GermanyPast Broadcast OCT 22 | 11:30 GMT

Santiago, ChilePast Broadcast OCT 22 | 18:00 GMT

Wilmette, United StatesPast Broadcast OCT 22 | 20:30 GMT

Port Moresby, PNG Temple SitePast Broadcast OCT 23 | 02:30 GMT

Battambang, CambodiaRecorded Broadcast TO BE CONFIRMED

Panama City, PanamaRecorded Broadcast TO BE CONFIRMED

Glimpses of celebrations from around the globe

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Below is a selection of reports, images, and artistic expressions from Africa, illustrative of the countless celebrations occurring throughout that region.

Americas

Below is a selection of reports, images, and artistic expressions from Americas, illustrative of the countless celebrations occurring throughout that region.

Asia

Below is a selection of reports, images, and artistic expressions from Asia, illustrative of the countless celebrations occurring throughout that region.

Australasia

Below is a selection of reports, images, and artistic expressions from Australasia, illustrative of the countless celebrations occurring throughout that region.

Europe

Below is a selection of reports, images, and artistic expressions from Europe, illustrative of the countless celebrations occurring throughout that region.

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