Stories of Celebrations

The history of the Bahá’í Faith in Jordan dates back to the early years of the Twentieth Century. Vibrant celebrations of the bicentenary of the birth of Bahá’u’lláh were held in various localities in October 2017.

Local gatherings held in towns and villages across the country attracted hundreds of guests who celebrated the extraordinary life and teachings of Bahá’u’lláh with art, music, poetry, theatre, dance, and prayers.

Exploring the role of art in creating social harmony

A group of Jordanian youth organized an art exhibition in honor of the bicentenary on the theme of how art can contribute to religious and social harmony.

Children's drawings from Wadi Al Seer

During preparations for the bicentenary, stories from the life of Bahá’u’lláh inspired a child to expressed her ideas through arts.

"Ye are the fruits of one tree, and the leaves of one branch."

An art project inspired participants to write on leaves about how they think they can work towards becoming a more united community. The leaves were then attached to the brances of one tree.