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Mosaic Calendar, April 27‑May 3

Posted by Human Rights, Equity & Harassment Prevention (HREHP) on April 27, 2015 in General Announcements

Each year the Dalhousie Office of Human Rights, Equity & Harassment Prevention (HREHP) develops a mosaic calendar of religious holidays and cultural dates for faculty, staff and students. See below for a sample of April dates to observe, reflect, celebrate or promote throughout the university community.

The complete calendar is available on the website,

All Jewish and Islamic Holidays begin at sundown on the evening before the first date shown.

APRIL 21 – MAY 2
Ridvan (BA)
Ridvan commemorates the 12 days that Baha'u'llah spent in the garden of Ridvan in the last days of his exile in Baghdad, and during which time he proclaimed himself as the one announced by the Bab. On the first, ninth, and twelfth days of Ridvan work is suspended.

APRIL 30 – MAY 4
Ghambar Maidyozarem (ZO)
Celebration of creation of sky and harvesting of winter crops.