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