This short video produced by the Baha’i World News Service highlights how 2,000 guests from around the world celebrated the ninth day of Ridvan in Bahji, Israel. These guests comprised the delegates from over 160 countries attending the 12th International Baha’i Convention for the election of the Universal House of Justice. Many of the delegates wore the distinctive dress of their country or people, representing the remarkable diversity of the worldwide Baha’i community.
For more information on the 12th International Baha’i Convention, including photographs and news articles, visit the Baha’i World News Service: news.bahai.org
If you’re curious about what the International Baha’i Convention is, or about the election of the Universal House of Justice, we wrote about it here on Baha’i Blog.
And if you’d like to know more about the festival of Ridvan and its significance, you might be interested in this Baha’i Blog article: What is Ridvan and Why Does it Have 12 Days?