On March 19, 2016, the Bahais of the City of New York came together to celebrate their "Naw-Ruz" (New Year) event. The event took place at the Assembly Hall, The Riverside Church in Manhattan, New York. It was attended by Bahai members and their friends and relatives from and around the New York, New Jersey area. The celebration featured prayers and performances followed by a dinner and dance party. Pictures by African Events.