Stories of Celebrations

Celebrations commemorating the 200th anniversary of the birth of Bahá'u'lláh were held in various localities throughout the Republic of Botswana, a landlocked country in Southern Africa. These gatherings brought together community leaders, people of different faiths, and many others whose hearts were touched by the teachings of Bahá'u'lláh. Participants delighted in artistic performances during the celebrations.

Gatherings in Various Communities

Traditional dances and songs filled the air with joy, love and fellowship as the community in Metsimotlhabe celebrated the bicentenary of the birth of Bahá'u'lláh

Art exhibit for the bicentenary

A well-loved tea garden in Gaborone was transformed into an art gallery for a special event commemorating the bicentenary. Many of the pieces mounted on the walls of the sunlit terrace were inspired by sacred Bahá’í writings.