Stories of Celebrations

In the small, far north country of Iceland, celebrations for the bicentenary of the birth of Bahá’u’lláh were held in localities throughout the country. The commemoration in the capital city, Reykjavík, brought together some 150 people to honour the life and teachings of Bahá’u’lláh, highlighting the Bahá’í principle of unity in diversity.

Bicentenary celebrations in Reykjavík

A bicentenary banquet held at a renowned hall, Gamla bíó, in downtown Reykjavík. Around 120-140 people attended. The concept of unity in diversity was emphasised during the programme, which included various forms of artistic presentations, such as dancing, singing, and a slide show presentation.

An article in the local newspaper, Víkurfréttir, in Reykjanesbær, about the 200th anniversary of the birth of Bahá’u’lláh

Celebrations throughout Iceland