Stories of Celebrations

In Vanuatu, celebrations of the bicentenary of the birth of Bahá’u’lláh filled the island nation with light and joy. In Port Villa, a bicentenary parade was organized. In Blacksands, the youth of the village commeroated the occasion with a traditional fire dance. The community also prepared a short film that was broadcast on the national television network over the bicentenary weekend.

National Film about the Teachings of Bahá’u’lláh

A short film prepared by the Bahá’ís of Vanuatu about the impact that the teachings of Bahá’u’lláh have had on their lives and communities. The film was broadcasted on their national television network.

Songs composed by local vocalists and music groups in Vanuatu about Bahá’u’lláh

"For Bahá’u’lláh" by the New Era Radiant Singers

"For Bahá’u’lláh" by the New Era Radiant Singers

Song about Bahá’u’lláh's coming to unite mankind by Joel Malisi

Bicentenary parade in Port Villa

On the island of Efate, in the capital city of Port Villa, the community held a four-hour bicentenary parade.

“Everyone was in a festive mood,” says Florence during the parade. “Today was a blessing to all and an inspiration for each community. It lit up the spirit of the celebration, and individuals are looking forward to more celebrations this weekend.”

“It was such a beautiful day.”