An International Art Gallery attendee snaps a photo of one of the pieces of art on display.
An International Art Gallery attendee snaps a photo of one of the pieces of art on display.
International Art Gallery explores the art of diversity
International Art Gallery explores the art of diversity
22 July 2018

During the Diamond Jubilee Celebration, the Jubilee Arts International Art Gallery (IAG) displayed 129 works of art, selected from thousands of submissions from around the world. Through paintings, photographs, sculptures, textiles, installations, digital art, and mixed media, artists showcased the talent and rich diversity within the global Jamat. Artist spotlights, guest panels, workshops, and the exhibition itself engaged, educated, and awed visitors and artists.

Mawlana Hazar Imam shares a light moment with the Jamat at the Diamond Jubilee Darbar in Lisbon, as Prince Amyn looks on.
Mawlana Hazar Imam shares a light moment with the Jamat at the Diamond Jubilee Darbar in Lisbon, as Prince Amyn looks on.
Mawlana Hazar Imam graces Jamat with Darbar in Portugal
Mawlana Hazar Imam graces Jamat with Darbar in Portugal
17 July 2018

Over 40,000 members of the Jamat from over 45 countries around the world assembled at Feira Internacional de Lisboa for one of the largest Jamati gatherings in modern history and the final Darbar of the Diamond Jubilee year on 11 July 2018. 

Leaders of the Jamat and AKDN bid farewell to Mawlana Hazar Imam upon his departure from Lisbon.
Leaders of the Jamat and AKDN bid farewell to Mawlana Hazar Imam upon his departure from Lisbon.
Mawlana Hazar Imam departs Portugal, concluding his Diamond Jubilee year
Mawlana Hazar Imam departs Portugal, concluding his Diamond Jubilee year
12 July 2018

Mawlana Hazar Imam departed Portugal on 12 July, concluding a seven-day Diamond Jubilee visit to the country as well as the Diamond Jubilee year.

Video: Late night in Lisboa - day seven
12 July 2018

Highlights of the all the events on day seven of the Diamond Jubilee Celebration.

Mawlana Hazar Imam ordains the instrument to designate the Henrique de Mendonça Palace as the Seat of the Ismaili Imamat on 11 July 2018.
Mawlana Hazar Imam ordains the instrument to designate the Henrique de Mendonça Palace as the Seat of the Ismaili Imamat on 11 July 2018.
Mawlana Hazar Imam designates the Seat of the Ismaili Imamat
Mawlana Hazar Imam designates the Seat of the Ismaili Imamat
11 July 2018

At a ceremony earlier today, marking the conclusion of his Diamond Jubilee year, Mawlana Hazar Imam officially designated the premises located at Rua Marquês de Fronteira in Lisbon — the Henrique de Mendonça Palace — as the Seat of the Ismaili Imamat, and declared that it be known as the “Diwan of the Ismaili Imamat”. The ceremony was attended by members of the Imam’s family including Prince Amyn, Princess Zahra and her children Sara and Iliyan, Prince Rahim and Princess Salwa with their children Prince Irfan and Prince Sinan, Prince Hussain and Prince Aly Muhammad as well as leaders of the Jamat from around the world.

The atmosphere was electric during the Sufi Voyage at the Altice Arena in Lisbon.
The atmosphere was electric during the Sufi Voyage at the Altice Arena in Lisbon.
Video: Late night in Lisboa - day six
10 July 2018

Highlights of the all the events on day six of the Diamond Jubilee Celebration.

Mawlana Hazar Imam was joined by the President of the Assembly of the Republic, His Excellency Eduardo Ferro Rodrigues, as well as Lisbon Mayor Fernando Medina on the tour of the Aga Khan Museum Collections.
Mawlana Hazar Imam was joined by the President of the Assembly of the Republic, His Excellency Eduardo Ferro Rodrigues, as well as Lisbon Mayor Fernando Medina on the tour of the Aga Khan Museum Collections.
Ideals of Leadership: Masterpieces from the Aga Khan Museum Collections inaugurated in Lisbon
Ideals of Leadership: Masterpieces from the Aga Khan Museum Collections inaugurated in Lisbon
10 July 2018

Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Parliament address on 10 July was followed by the formal opening of the exhibition Ideals of Leadership: Masterpieces from the Aga Khan Museum Collections. The exhibit is being displayed at the Parliament building, São Bento Palace until 14 September 2018.

10 July 2018

Today marked day six of the Diamond Jubilee Celebration - Lisboa 2018, which included Mawlana Hazar Imam's address to the Portuguese Parliament, the inauguration of the Aga Khan Museum exhibition at the Parliament Building, as well as the afternoon and evening Sufi Voyage concerts featuring Salim-Sulaiman, Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, and Nobovar Chanorov.

Prince Amyn, Princess Zahra, Miss Sara Boyden, and Master Iliyan Boyden enjoy a performance at the International Talent Showcase.
Prince Amyn, Princess Zahra, Miss Sara Boyden, and Master Iliyan Boyden enjoy a performance at the International Talent Showcase.
Members of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s family attend the Diamond Jubilee Celebration in Lisbon
Members of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s family attend the Diamond Jubilee Celebration in Lisbon
10 July 2018

Prince Amyn, Princess Zahra, Prince Rahim, Princess Salwa, Prince Irfan, Prince Sinan, Miss Sara Boyden, and Master Iliyan Boyden visited the Diamond Jubilee Celebration today, where they went on a tour of the Exhibitions before taking in the International Art Gallery and the International Talent Showcase. 

Mawlana Hazar Imam addresses the Portuguese Parliament on the historic occasion of his Diamond Jubilee.
Mawlana Hazar Imam addresses the Portuguese Parliament on the historic occasion of his Diamond Jubilee.
Mawlana Hazar Imam delivers historic address to Portuguese Parliament
Mawlana Hazar Imam delivers historic address to Portuguese Parliament
10 July 2018

Mawlana Hazar Imam delivered an historic address to the Portuguese Parliament today in the presence of government officials, members of Hazar Imam’s family, and leaders of the Jamat and the Aga Khan Development Network.

Prince Rahim and Princess Salwa joined the audience for the Sufi Voyage concert on the evening of 10 July at the Altice Arena in Lisbon.
Prince Rahim and Princess Salwa joined the audience for the Sufi Voyage concert on the evening of 10 July at the Altice Arena in Lisbon.
“Sufi Voyage” takes audience on an inspirational journey
“Sufi Voyage” takes audience on an inspirational journey
10 July 2018

On 10 July, renowned music artists Salim-Sulaiman, Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, and Nobovar Chanorov collaborated for two concerts, sharing the stage with Jonita Gandhi, Vipul Mehta, and Raj Pandit. The artists had the opportunity to perform for Prince Rahim and Princess Salwa, who joined an enthusiastic audience for the evening show. 

Princess Zahra, Miss Sara Boyden, and Master Iliyan Boyden view artwork at the International Art Gallery during the Diamond Jubilee Celebration.
Princess Zahra, Miss Sara Boyden, and Master Iliyan Boyden view artwork at the International Art Gallery during the Diamond Jubilee Celebration.
Video: Late night in Lisboa - day five
9 July 2018

Highlights of the all the events on day five of the Diamond Jubilee Celebration, when Prince Amyn, Princess Zahra, Prince Rahim, Princess Salwa, Prince Irfan, Prince Sinan, Miss Sara Boyden and Master Iliyan Boyden visited Parque das Nações in Lisbon to attend the International Arts Festival.