This is a very interesting story of the house of Rosa Parks,the African-American civil rights activist. Her property was dismantled in 2016, shipped to Berlin and restored in a private garden. And now it is heading back to America. Read about it here.
Rosa Parks’ life story is featured on our CD Women Who Changed the World, have a listen:
Well done to Malala Yousafzai for securing a place at the Oxford University. Read about her successful A-level results here. Malala is one of the heroines featured in our CD: Women who changed the world and we hope that she can bring further changes to the society by studying philosophy, politics and economics at the Lady Margaret Hall.
Exciting news for the US customers! Bahá’í Book Store in the USA is now distributing our audio stories for children. Get your copies of the beautifully narrated Women Who Changed The World and The Master – Stories of ‘Abdu‘l-Bahá for Children and let us know what you think.
Kelly Snook, the musician behind our audio stories Women Who Changed the World has been involved in the Prison Poems Project.
This year marks the 9th anniversary of the unlawful imprisonment of the seven Baha’i ‘Yaran’ (the ad hoc appointed leaders of the Baha’i community in Iran). The Prison Poems project is part of the worldwide campaign. #ReleaseBahai7Now to raise awareness of their plight and to seek their immediate release.
In the UK, in response to this campaign, various artists have come together to participate in the ‘Prison Poems Project’, a series of short film clips that give voice to the poems of Mahvash Sabet, one of the seven prisoners. Watch the above video of Kelly Snook’s interpretation of Mrs Sabet’s poem ‘The Sun’.
Jacqueline Mehrabi, whose book inspired us to make audio stories for children
Jacqueline Mehrabi, whose book inspired Anis Foundation to create the audio stories about ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, has recently wrote to use with these heart-warming words:
‘Thank you so much for the CD of stories about ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, which is narrated so beautifully by Sarah. I love the extra touches and everything about it. Am really speechless! And feel very humble. I pray it will touch the tender hearts of the children.’
We are pleased to announce that our inspirational and educational stories can now be also purchased in the USA via 9 Star Media.
Takako and Sarah Perceval
Those were the words uttered by the Dalai Lama to Takako and she has never forgotten them. After discovering her inner peace, she decided to listen to the Dalai Lama’s advice on how individuals can make a difference. Continue reading
….Women Who Changed the World:
This is the talented cellist Miriam Wakeling that produced the music for the story of Helen Keller and Anne Sullivan. Kelly Snook, our music producer, met with Miriam in London to record the cellow with her, put the sheet music in front of her, Continue reading
Mother Teresa, featured as one of the heroines of our new CD: Women Who Changed the World, was declared a saint in a canonization Mass held by Pope Francis in the Vatican on 4th September 2016. Continue reading