Naw Ruz marks the end of the Fast and the beginning of a new year in the Baha’i calendar. Naw-Ruz is a celebration of a “spiritual springtime” that symbolizes both individual renewal and mankind’s revitalization.
The First Australian Baha’i Choral Festival was held between 3-6 September, 2015, at the Baha’i House of Worship in Sydney, and this video chronicles the process and the event, with a focus on the powerful spiritual effects of the experience on audience and participants alike.
The event was the culmination of more than 75 singers from all over Australia, Germany, Kosovo, New Zealand and the United States, learning the music in their homes and coming together for three days of intensive rehearsals to bring together a beautiful concert of sacred music at the Sydney Baha’i temple in many different languages and styles.
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.