Haifa Open Day

Friday, 21 October 2011, 12:00 to 17:00

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  • Visitors ascend the terraces of the Bahá’í Shrine and Gardens in Haifa.


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  • Eager visitors take in the view of the recently renovated Shrine of the Báb.


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  • The public enjoys walking through the beautiful terraced gardens.


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  • Visitors take in the tranquil surroundings of the Shrine of the Báb.


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  • Over 7,000 visitors came to spend an afternoon in the verdant gardens.


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  • The gardens are opened to visitors from near and far in celebration of the 10th Anniversary of the Terraces.


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  • A volunteer showcases sample tiles from the golden dome of the newly restored Shrine of the Báb.


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  • Children enjoy a variety of arts activities around the theme of the environment.


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  • A little boy adds his contribution to a tree installation made entirely out of recycled materials.


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  • Children create flowers using recycled bags, twigs, other re-used materials.


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  • Families take the opportunity to capture special moments in the beautiful gardens.


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  • A family enjoys a happy moment together.


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  • Friends enjoy a rest on the marble balustrades of the terraces.


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  • A colorful character entertains children while promoting environmentally friendly practices.


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  • Young children build artistic cypress trees using recycled newspaper.


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  • A green-mascot shares fun facts about recycling with a young girl.


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  • Local musicians perform traditional songs along Ben Gurion Avenue.


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  • A view from the lower plaza of the Bahá’í Gardens.


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  • Musical performers attract an enthusiastic audience at the lower end of Ben Gurion Avenue.


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Previous events
  • A choral and symphonic performance at the 2001 inauguration of the Terraces of the Shrine of the Báb in Haifa, Israel.


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  • Visitors to the Terraces of the Shrine of the Báb during the 2009 Haifa Open Day in celebration of the inscription of the Bahá’í Gardens and Shrine on the UNESCO World Heritage list.


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