June 18, 2023 will mark 40 years since 10 Baha’i women were hanged in Shiraz. Their only ‘crime’ was their refusal to renounce their beliefs in a faith that promotes the principles of gender equality, unity, justice, and truthfulness. This collection highlights Baha’i Blog content relating to the ongoing persecution of Baha’is in Iran.
Waves of One Sea’ is a global singalong created by Elika Mahony and featuring 240 participants from 44 countries and regions. The verses are sung in six languages (English, Swahili, Spanish, Chinese, Italian and French). The song is an anthem of joy calling for a united world. The music is a combination of varied cultures, styles and instruments, including the djembe from Africa, acoustic guitar from Morocco, erhu, pipa and guzheng from China, the melodeon from France, and cello, piano and flute.
For more information about Elika and her music, please visit her website: elikamahony.com
Naysan is passionate about using the arts and media to explore the teachings of the Baha’i Faith. Back in 2011, Naysan started up the Baha’i Blog project, channeling his experiences in both media and technology companies to help create a hub for Baha’i-inspired content online.