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World Interfaith Harmony Week

Spread love and understanding this World Interfaith Harmony Week by participating in events, dialogues, and activities that promote unity among all faiths.
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Get ready to spread love, understanding, and cooperation on World Interfaith Harmony Week, which occurs every year during the first week of February! This holiday was founded by King Abdullah II of Jordan in 2010 with the goal of promoting peace and harmony among people of different faiths. It's a time to celebrate diversity and come together as one global community. From interfaith events to acts of kindness towards those of different beliefs, there are endless ways to participate in this important holiday. So let's join hands and make the world a more harmonious place!

History of World Interfaith Harmony Week

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World Interfaith Harmony Week Timeline

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2010</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Interfaith Harmony Week Founder</div><div class='timeline-text'>The World Interfaith Harmony Week was founded by King Abdullah II of Jordan.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2010</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>UN Resolution Adoption</div><div class='timeline-text'>The United Nations unanimously adopted the World Interfaith Harmony Week as an annual event.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2011</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First Celebration</div><div class='timeline-text'>The first World Interfaith Harmony Week was celebrated globally.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2013</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Annual Prize Inception</div><div class='timeline-text'>The World Interfaith Harmony Week Prize was established to recognize the best events during the week.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2018</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Worldwide Participation</div><div class='timeline-text'>More than 1,000 World Interfaith Harmony Week events took place globally, indicating widespread acceptance and participation.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate World Interfaith Harmony Week

<div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>1</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Attend an interfaith service</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Take part in an interfaith service to experience different religious traditions and come together in harmony.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>2</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Organize a community potluck</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Gather people from different faiths in your community and organize a potluck where everyone can share their traditional dishes and learn about each other's cultures.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>3</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Host an interfaith dialogue</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Invite members of different faiths to have a dialogue and share their beliefs and experiences. This can help foster understanding and promote harmony among different religions.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>4</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Volunteer at a local interfaith organization</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Find a local interfaith organization and offer your time and skills to support their work in promoting harmony and understanding among different religions.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>5</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Create an interfaith art project</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Gather a group of people from different faiths and create an art project together that represents the values of harmony, peace, and understanding among different religions.</p></div></div>

Why World Interfaith Harmony Week is Important

<div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>A</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Encourages understanding and acceptance of different beliefs</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>World Interfaith Harmony Week promotes peaceful coexistence among people of different faiths and backgrounds. By acknowledging and respecting each other's beliefs, we can learn to understand and accept one another, leading to a more harmonious world.</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>B</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Strengthens communities through unity</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>This week serves as a reminder that despite our differences, we are all part of the same global community. By coming together and celebrating our diversity, we can build stronger and more resilient communities that are able to overcome challenges together.</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>C</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Promotes peace and tolerance</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>In today's world, it is more important than ever to promote peace and tolerance among different cultures and religions. World Interfaith Harmony Week encourages open dialogue and cooperation between people of different faiths, ultimately fostering a more tolerant and peaceful society for all.</p></div></div>

5 Facts About Interfaith Harmony

<div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-header'><h3 class='facts-number'>1</h3></div><div class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 class='facts-title'>World Interfaith Harmony Week is a UN Holiday</h3><p class='facts-text'>The United Nations officially proclaimed the holiday in 2010, to promote peace and harmony between all people regardless of their faith.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-header'><h3 class='facts-number'>2</h3></div><div class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 class='facts-title'>It's Based on the "A Common Word" Initiative</h3><p class='facts-text'>This holiday originates from an open letter, "A Common Word Between Us and You", sent by Islamic leaders to Christian leaders in 2007. The letter highlighted core similarities between the two religions to encourage peace and cooperation.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-header'><h3 class='facts-number'>3</h3></div><div class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 class='facts-title'>The Week Focuses on Love of God and Love of the Neighbour</h3><p class='facts-text'>These two themes are pivotal points of many religions, thus creating common ground for interfaith dialogue and understanding.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-header'><h3 class='facts-number'>4</h3></div><div class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 class='facts-title'>Events are Held Globally to Commemorate the Week</h3><p class='facts-text'>Worldwide, numerous events are organized promoting interfaith harmony including educational programs, conferences, music concerts and art exhibitions.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-header'><h3 class='facts-number'>5</h3></div><div class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 class='facts-title'>There is an Annual Prize for Promoting Interfaith Harmony</h3><p class='facts-text'>The King Abdullah II World Interfaith Harmony Week Prize provides awards to the top three events or initiatives held during the week that best promote the goals of the World Interfaith Harmony Week.</p></div></div>

World Interfaith Harmony Week FAQs

When is World Interfaith Harmony Week?

World Interfaith Harmony Week is celebrated on February 1 every year. In 2024, World Interfaith Harmony Week will fall on a Thursday.

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