Al Romper el Alba (At the Break of Dawn)

“Al Romper el Alba”, which translates to “At the Break of Dawn”, is a musical created by the Baha’is of the Canary Islands. Originally performed on December 1, 2019 in honor of the bicentenary of the Birth of the Bab, this musical tells the story of the first followers of the Bab, Forerunner of the Baha’i Faith. 

While the musical is entirely in Spanish, English subtitles/closed captioning can be turned on.

For more information about the Baha’is of the Canary Islands, please visit their website:

For more information and resources dedicated to the Declaration of the Bab, please visit this Baha’i Blog page: About the Declaration of the Bab

About the Author

In her innermost heart, Sonjel is a stay-at-home parent and a bookworm with a maxed out library card but professionally she is a museologist with a background in English Literature. She currently lives on Prince Edward Island, an isle in the shape of a smile on the eastern Canadian coast. Sonjel is a writer who loves to listen to jazz when she's driving at night.

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