ABN Bahá’í News – BWNS — Preparations for worldwide celebrations of the bicentenary of the birth of the Bab, the forerunner and herald of Baha’u’llah, are giving rise to diverse artistic expressions inspired by the lives and teachings of these Twin Luminaries.
Music, film, theater, painting, and poetry are among the forms of art being created by individuals and communities from virtually every part of the world. These works are prompting reflection on the remarkable origins of the Baha’i Faith, its teachings, and their implications for the life of humanity.
As preparations gain momentum in the weeks to come, expressions of devotion and service will continue to intensify in vastly diverse cultural contexts that reflect the richness and oneness of the human race.
Designated accounts on Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube are regularly updated with images and videos in honor of the upcoming bicentenary of the birth of the Bab as well as the celebrations in 2017 of the 200th anniversary of the birth of Baha’u’llah.
At a gathering held to consult of preparations for the bicentenary of the birth of the Bab in a region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, participants express their joy in music and dance