Ayyám-i-Há in Pictures: Day Four

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It’s the last day of Ayyám-i-Há! That means the festival is ending and the days of the Fast are about to begin. Here’s how some friends celebrated this brief but festive time of year.

In case you missed it, you can find more pictures here, here, and here.

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Chicago, IL – USA

ayyamiha decorations

Tiffany Gorman ©

Brightly colored decorations bring cheer to this Chicago Ayyám-i-Há party, even while a winter scene is visible on the other side of the window.  

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ayyamiha cake

Tiffany Gorman ©

Food, arts, games, and a colorful cake were on offer at this family-friendly Ayyám-i-Há party.

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New York, NY – USA

dinosaur bahai ayyamiha cookies

Liz Davis ©

Some families have quirky traditions! In this household, a squad of dinosaurs has been known to gobble freshly baked Ayyám-i-Há cookies while the kids are sleeping.

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Ayyamiha activity kids party

Liz Davis ©

A neighborhood children’s class hosted an Ayyám-i-Há party where the activities included creating scratch-off rainbow pictures.

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Lawrence, KS – USA

ayyamiha service

Jonathan Herrera ©

Fair weather allows for an outdoor service opportunity. These industrious folks use the chance to take a stroll through their neighborhood to pick up trash.

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We hope that your Ayyám-i-Há celebrations have been filled with joy, and that you’ve had an opportunity to mentally prepare for the Baha’i Fast. From all of us at Nineteen Months, we wish you a happy Ayyám-i-Há and a joyous Fast!

The editors at Nineteen Month strive to bring you a little art and inspiration every Baha’i month.

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