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.
In this Baha’i Blog interview, Leyla Tavernaro-Haidarian speaks with singer-songwriter Ali Youssefi.
Ali Youssefi is a musician whose songs move the heart. You may be familiar with his global musical initiatives “Unite”, or his most recent song “Waves”. In this interview, he and Leyla talk about the process of putting those songs and music videos together and then, more broadly, about the role an artist or musician can play in building community.
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.