Bahai News - President to open 'Year of the Christ' function on Wednesday Last updated 2:30 IST | Wednesday, December 20, 2000, New Delhi

President to open 'Year of the Christ' function on Wednesday

HT Correspondent
(New Delhi, December 19)

PRESIDENT K R Narayanan will inaugurate the 'Year of the Christ 2000' celebrations being organised by the Delhi Government at the Indira Gandhi Stadium on Wednesday.

The two-hour religio-cultural programme will feature lighting of ethnic lamps by students of Queen Mary's School and an inter-faith rendition of holy scriptures from Hindu, Muslim, Jewish, Bahai, Jain, Sikh, Buddhist and Christian faiths on the theme of peace, joy and goodwill.

Prof Sydney R Rebeiro, member executive committee and president North-West India Christian Council, said that the programme will comprise dance, music and choir music presented and rendered by students of different schools.

The function is to mark Anno Domini 2000, being celebrated all over the world over as 'The Year of the Christ'. Archbishop of Delhi Reverend Vincent M Concessao will deliver the Christmas message on the theme of peace, joy and goodwill.


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