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Bahá’ís of Thurston County celebrated the 200th anniversary of the birth of Bahá’u’lláh, the Founder of the Bahá’í Faith, on October 21, 2017.
The evening of program included music, dance and inspiring words. The program, entitled “The Light of Unity Festival”, was honored by Pete Kmet, mayor of Tumwater reading a letter to the Baha’is of Thurston Coun ty for their work on promoting unity and the education of children and youth. Then Dr. Les Purce, former president of Evergreen State College, spoke on the unity of mankind, universal education and …

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[26 Oct 2017 ]
Light to the World

There will be local showings of the newly released film “Light of the World“.
BAHA’I WORLD CENTRE — “Light to the World,” a film about the life and teachings of Baha’u’llah commissioned by the Universal House of Justice was released today on the official website for the bicentenary commemoration.
The film tells the story of Baha’u’llah’s remarkable life and the impact of His teachings on communities around the world.
“Light to the World” is available in all the languages of the Bicentenary site: English, Spanish, French, Russian, Chinese (simplified and traditional), Hindi, Persian, …

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[25 Oct 2017 ]
Global communities

Bahai’s around the world held celebrations on the weekend of October 20-22 for the birth of the Báb and the bicentenary of the birth of Bahá’u’llah. Check out the website Bicentenary of the Birth of Baha’u’llah to see pictures, view videos and listen to music and concerts.
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[11 Oct 2017 ]
Celebrations From around the World

Inspired by the life and teachings of Bahá’u’lláh, millions of people worldwide will celebrate the 200th anniversary of His birth on the 21st and 22nd of October 2017.
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 …

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[1 Oct 2017 ]
Celebration

For an evening of special presentations, music and dance on the program themes of Unity, Justice and Community building everyone is invited to attend the celebration of the Bicentenary of the Birth of Bahá’u’lláh
It will be on SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2017 at KENNETH J. MINNAERT CENTER FOR THE ARTS
2011 Mottman Rd. SW, Olympia from 7:00 – 9:00 PM
For more information visit http://thurstoncountybahai.org or email: BahaiBicentenaryCelebrations@gmail.com
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[3 Sep 2017 ]
Dedication of first Local Baha’i House of Worship

BATTAMBANG, Cambodia — Some 2,500 people have gathered this morning at a conference to mark the historic dedication of the local Baha’i House of Worship in Battambang.
“A new dawn is breaking,” announced the Universal House of Justice in a letter addressing the participants, referring to the historic nature of this development for the Baha’i community.
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