Baha’i Blog is excited to share ‘Fred’s Song’ performed by Tom Francis, filmed live at the ‘5 Year Plan Festival’ held in Brisbane, Australia.
This song is based on the story of Fred Mortensen, a petty criminal whose life was transformed after meeting Abd’ul-Baha while He was in America. You can read more about Fred Mortensen here.
In May 2021, Baha’is and like-minded friends from across the Brisbane Bayside area in Australia, gathered together to take part in a festival to celebrate the Five Year Plan. It was an opportunity for the attendees, to wholeheartedly celebrate the achievements of the cluster over the past five years, and to also help shape a unified vision of the One Year Plan ahead. A year that is described by the Universal House of Justice as one “for profound reflection on the life of Abdu’l-Baha and the strength of the Covenant of which He was the Centre.” Songs and stories about Abdu’l-Baha were performed throughout to inspire us to walk in His footsteps, and we are excited to now share this collection of songs for us all to be able to revisit this year and beyond.
You can watch all the live recordings of the songs from the ‘5 Year Plan Festival’ using the following playlist: 5 Year Plan Festival playlist
Also, check out the songs from the previous conference called the ‘Heroes Teaching Conference’ here: Music Inspired by the Heroes Teaching Conference