Archive for Youth Conference
Transformation for Peace (TFP)
Townshend International School
Hluboká n. Vltavou, Czech Republic
TFP course 1: July 24 – August 1, 2010
TFP course 2: August 7 – August 15, 2010
This three-summer certificate program offers pre-youth an opportunity to create a community based on the guiding principles of unity, justice, diversity and consultation. A tight daily schedule is organized that includes formal academic study of the Baha’i teachings, creative expression through the arts, and guided interactive assembly consultation. Students form friendships with others from around the world, friendships that can last a lifetime. The program operates on the Townshend International School campus in the Czech Republic. A caring staff of educational faculty, and a team of experienced youth assistants are on duty at all times to care for the concerns of the students. The care of your children while at Townshend and their safe return to your home is our number one priority.
Fees: 600 Euro per student
(includes full board, transport to and from train stations and airport in Czech Republic)
Sicilian Youth Conference
16 – 20 August, 2010
The next session of Changing Times will be held at the Hotel Antares in Verona, Italy from 26-31 December 2009.
Mr Siamak Hariri
Siamak Hariri from Toronto is the award-winning architect of the Bahá’í House of Worship for Santiago, Chile which is currently under fabrication. Siamak received his undergraduate degree from the University of Waterloo in 1979 and his Masters in architecture from Yale in 1985. Since 1994 he has been in partnership with David Pontarini with whom he shares values about understated, responsive and quality design, and a strong sense of place and materiality in architecture. They have received more than 35 awards in recognition of innovation, excellence and contribution to the improvement of the urban landscape.
Dr Albert Lincoln
Dr Albert Lincoln is Secretary-General of the Bahá’í International Community.
Mrs Joan Lincoln
Joan Lincoln studied music at Mills College in Oakland, California, and, a few decades later, at the University of Abidjan in the Ivory Coast, West Africa. Between 1970 and 1993 she and her family pioneered to France, the Central African Republic, Cameroon and the Ivory Coast. Since 1993 she has served as a member of the International Teaching Centre at the Bahá’í World Centre in Haifa, Israel.
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2009 National Youth Conference in Nuremberg
Dates: 30 July – 3 August 2009
Dates: 17-21 August 2009
Vikings conference – The Nordic Bahá’í Youth Conference – April 2009
This years conference will be held in Enköping, Sweden, so stay tuned and reserve Easter weekend 9-13.4.2009 from your calendars.
The theme will be “Preparing Body, Mind and Soul for Service to Mankind”, and we will have a whole host of great workshops and other programs for you to enjoy.
UDC (Unfoldment of Civilization) in Townshend will be back this year!!
It will take place from the 12th to 25th of July 2009 and should enable the participants to be more knowledgeable and eloquent in teaching the Faith. It is a perfect foundation for presenting and using Anna’s talk from book 6.
More information will come soon.
Please contact Manije Khabirpour (manijekhabirpour @ gmail.com) for specific questions.
The fee for the whole course including full accommodation amounts to 390 Euro. Scholarships will be available.