On April 22, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown sent a message to UK Baha’is to mark Ridvan, the most important Baha’i festival.
From April 21 to May 2, Baha’is observe the Festival of Ridvan. This festival commemorates the anniversary of Baha’u’llah’s declaration in 1863 that He was the Promised One of all earlier religions.
On March 21, Baha’is around the world will mark Naw-Ruz – their new year – a date that this year coincides with the 100th anniversary of the interment of the remains of the Bab on Mount Carmel.
Baha’is around the world celebrate New Year (Naw Ruz) on the first day of spring. Joyful celebrations of life and spiritual renewal will take place all over the Portland, Oregon area.
In October, Baha’is around the world celebrate the Birth of the Bab. The Bab (Whose name means “The Gate”) prepared the way for Baha’u’llah, the Founder of the Baha’i Faith.