Baha’i House of Worship hosts 16th annual choral festival

May 13, 2024
Baha’i House of Worship hosts 16th annual choral festival

The 16th Annual Baha’i Choir Festival
Devotional Concerts
May 26, 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.

More than 140 local and international singers from diverse races, faiths, and backgrounds come together to perform in the festival under the direction of Van Gilmer, an internationally known performer and composer. Gilmer is also a recognized local leader in racial justice work, and sees this event as a continuation of our unifying efforts to build one human family. Gilmer, a long-time resident of Wilmette, is inspired by the teachings of the Baha’i Faith, which are centered on the oneness of humanity. This festival, inaugurated by Gilmer in 2007, is an example of that unity in action.

  • The programs at the House of Worship are FREE to the public.
  • No tickets are required, but an optional Eventbrite registration is available
  • Please arrive early as parking is limited. Shuttle buses will run from lots at the Baker Demonstration School and the CTA Purple line Linden Stop.
  • The 12:30 p.m. program will be live broadcast for those who cannot attend in person. (Watch on YouTube)

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