The International Film Festival will launch with a red carpet showcase
The International Film Festival will launch with a red carpet showcase
Pick up some popcorn for the International Film Festival
Pick up some popcorn for the International Film Festival
10 June 2018

As part of the inaugural Jubilee Arts International Arts Festival, Lisbon will play host to the International Film Festival this July, presenting the diversity and talented work of filmmakers from around the world.

Jubilee Arts has uncovered some of the finest performing arts talent within the Jamat and is ready to host them on the global stage.
Jubilee Arts has uncovered some of the finest performing arts talent within the Jamat and is ready to host them on the global stage.
A sneak peek at the International Talent Showcase
A sneak peek at the International Talent Showcase
29 May 2018

The inaugural Jubilee Arts International Arts Festival to be held in Lisbon this July will feature the International Talent Showcase, presenting musical renditions, dance pieces, and stage talent from across the world.

The exhibited artwork to be displayed in Lisbon has been selected from thousands of submissions through National Arts Festivals around the world.
The exhibited artwork to be displayed in Lisbon has been selected from thousands of submissions through National Arts Festivals around the world.
An Insight into the International Art Gallery
An Insight into the International Art Gallery
24 May 2018

The Diamond Jubilee Celebration - Lisboa 2018 will host the inaugural Jubilee Arts International Arts Festival this July. The International Art Gallery will feature art pieces from all over the world, and provides an opportunity for budding artists to get involved through workshops and panels.

Jubilee Arts International Arts Festival will take place in Lisbon’s most acclaimed venues
Jubilee Arts International Arts Festival will take place in Lisbon’s most acclaimed venues
20 May 2018

Picture an arena, filled with thousands of spectators, lit by soft blues and greens; the rise and fall of murmurs reflecting the audience’s anticipation for the show to begin. Where are you? You are at the stunning Altice Arena in Lisbon, Portugal — one of three venues for the 2018 Jubilee Arts International Arts Festival (IAF), and host venue of the International Talent Showcase.

Ahmad Farid Farhan: Art breeds resilience
Ahmad Farid Farhan: Art breeds resilience
10 May 2018

Born in Afghanistan, migrating to Pakistan at age six, and then returning to Afghanistan three years later—due to the uncertain conditions within the region—Ahmad Farid Farhan says, “the best hobby I had as a little boy, was drawing and sketching on the walls around our camp.”

A screenshot from Amil Shivji's film Aisha.

AISHA TRAILER (2015)

A screenshot from Amil Shivji's film Aisha.
Amil Shivji: African storytelling through film
Amil Shivji: African storytelling through film
9 May 2018

Amil Shivji, a filmmaker from Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, feels that “art is not an ideology; rather it is a method of communication.

Tickets for Kings of Rhythm Jubilee Concert now on sale
Tickets for Kings of Rhythm Jubilee Concert now on sale
7 May 2018

Tickets are now on sale for the Jubilee Concert to be held on 5 July at the Altice Arena in Lisbon, Portugal. The concert, which will mark the beginning of the week-long Diamond Jubilee Celebration, is called “Kings of Rhythm,” and will feature internationally-renowned artists Cheb Khaled and the dynamic duo of Vishal-Shekhar.

Welcome: Diamond Jubilee Celebration
Welcome: Diamond Jubilee Celebration
3 May 2018

A week-long Celebration in Lisbon, Portugal is being held from 5-11 July 2018, to mark the culmination of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Diamond Jubilee.

Nuru Karim: An avant garde approach
Nuru Karim: An avant garde approach
1 May 2018

Nuru Karim is an Indian architect and sculptor who believes that “art must be both experimental and innovative,” and it is exactly this approach that he uses towards his creations.

Fahim Somani: Writing on the walls
Fahim Somani: Writing on the walls
25 April 2018

While working within the Ismaili institutions, Fahim Somani became interested in architectural art projects, especially typography, and was intrigued by the diversity of scripts found in Islamic architecture.

Nidal Al-Khalil, illustrator and animator from Damascus, Syria says the Jubilee Arts experience will “widen the scope of artists and enable them to reshape the artist community.”
Nidal Al-Khalil, illustrator and animator from Damascus, Syria says the Jubilee Arts experience will “widen the scope of artists and enable them to reshape the artist community.”
Nidal Al-Khalil: Creating value-based characters
Nidal Al-Khalil: Creating value-based characters
2 April 2018

Illustrator and animator Nidal Al-Khalil from Damascus, Syria says that he continues to research and learn about his craft because he feels that “this type of art shall have a positive effect on the receiver.” Nidal feels that words and images can combine to reach different members of society and reveal messages and “clarify vague concepts.” He believes creating a visual culture will “aim to create a balance between cultural, social and behavioral backgrounds.”

Jubilee Arts to host first International Arts Festival from 06 to 09 July, 2018 in Lisbon
Jubilee Arts to host first International Arts Festival from 06 to 09 July, 2018 in Lisbon
29 March 2018

Over the past few months, thousands of artists from around the world have participated in regional and national arts festivals as part of Jubilee Arts, a Diamond Jubilee international programme celebrating a wide range of artistic disciplines including dance, film, musical performance, visual arts, poetry, graphic design, and more.