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Sharing good food and celebrating inclusiveness for Harmony Day 

Orange balloons hovered above tables adorned with purple flowers and rustic wooden centrepieces, as Victoria’s Bayside Baha’i community prepared to host a special Harmony Day lunch celebrating inclusiveness and respect.

The centrepieces at the Bayside Harmony Day celebration

Keeping in line with the 2024 Harmony Day theme Everyone Belongs, the luncheon celebrated diversity with a special program open to all and featuring live music, a presentation about the importance of unity in diversity, and a smorgasbord of food and refreshments including cakes, butter chicken curry and Moroccan vegetable tagine. 
 
More than 60 participants attended the event, each gifted a special party favour of wrapped chocolates donning the quotation ‘The earth is but one country and mankind its citizens’. 

The participants attending the recent Bayside Harmony Day luncheon

The Bayside Baha’i community collaborated with the Nourish Program to host the event – a community program supported by volunteers and donations and focusing on dietary activities, physical activities, psychological counselling and other valuable services. 

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The Bayside Baha’i community is located in Melbourne, Victoria, and is dedicated to fostering friendship and promoting unity through a range of spiritual educational initiatives and events that are open to people of all ages.

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Published in April, 2024, in Community Stories > Social Action

Available online at: horizons.bahai.org.au/community-stories/sharing-good-food-and-celebrating-inclusiveness-for-harmony-day/

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