The DJAC was an event organized by the Council for USA and the Ismaili Professionals Network (IPN). The organizing and leadership team pose for a picture.
The DJAC was an event organized by the Council for USA and the Ismaili Professionals Network (IPN). The organizing and leadership team pose for a picture.
Diamond Jubilee Alliances Conference takes place in Dallas
Diamond Jubilee Alliances Conference takes place in Dallas
10 October 2018

“As a Jamat, we are fortunate to have access to the best education and opportunity to build for ourselves, and it’s now an opportunity to build for our children and our grandchildren...the themes of this conference are sharing knowledge, best practices, coming together, lifelong learning, and building for future generations. What is more befitting for the United States Jamat than to have this Conference as our last Diamond Jubilee initiative?” -Zahir Ladhani, Vice President, Council for USA

Diamond Jubilee Alliances Conference
Diamond Jubilee Alliances Conference
17 July 2018

The Diamond Jubilee Alliances Conference is an energetic two-and-a-half day conference to enable an interactive knowledge exchange with talented Ismaili professionals from our various Alliance groups including Finance, Education, Media and Communications, Healthcare, Technology, Legal, Public Service, Business, and Finance.

Mawlana Hazar Imam viewing the One Jamat Mosaic in Houston.
Mawlana Hazar Imam viewing the One Jamat Mosaic in Houston.
Creating the One Jamat Mosaic
Creating the One Jamat Mosaic
4 June 2018

Approximately 5,100 photos were incorporated into the large 15-foot mosaic that was on display at the Houston Mulaqat.

The entire troupe of dancers from Stories perform a swing routine to the sounds of live vocalists and instrumentalists as part of the show finale.
The entire troupe of dancers from Stories perform a swing routine to the sounds of live vocalists and instrumentalists as part of the show finale.
"Stories: Our American Journey" begins USA Tour
"Stories: Our American Journey" begins USA Tour
2 June 2018

Stories: Our American Journey, is a full-scale theatrical production that tells the stories of our community over the past 60 years and brings those stories to life though mesmerizing performing arts such as music, dance, song, and poetry.

Maruf Noyoft with his rubab.
Maruf Noyoft with his rubab.
Produced by Inspiration: Filmmakers Create Unique Expressions of Art
Produced by Inspiration: Filmmakers Create Unique Expressions of Art
11 May 2018

The National Jubilee Arts Festival in Los Angeles showcased 18 films of various genres including suspenseful thrillers and documentaries and themes ranging from hope and devotion to pursuing one’s dreams.

Some of the glass weights from the collection presented to Mawlana Hazar Imam in Houston.
Some of the glass weights from the collection presented to Mawlana Hazar Imam in Houston.
And Diverse are their Hues: A description of the gift presented to Mawlana Hazar Imam during his USA Visit
And Diverse are their Hues: A description of the gift presented to Mawlana Hazar Imam during his USA Visit
5 May 2018

A rare collection of Fatimid era (909-1171) colorful glass weights was presented to Mawlana Hazar Imam on the final Mulaqat of his USA visit, in Houston on March 22, 2018.

 A participant sings at the Washington, DC., Jubilee Arts Festival
 A participant sings at the Washington, DC., Jubilee Arts Festival
A Fusion of Talent and Culture at the Northeast Jubilee Arts Festival: Celebrating the Diversity of the Jamat through the Arts
A Fusion of Talent and Culture at the Northeast Jubilee Arts Festival: Celebrating the Diversity of the Jamat through the Arts
30 March 2018

Visitors at the Jubilee Arts Festival were engulfed by the flair creativity the young Jamati members displayed on stage. Not only did they move the audience by their sheer talent but they also showcased the diversity of traditions and cultures that represent the Jamat.

Participants collaborate their musical talents using the tabla and rabob, both instruments of Persian influence
Participants collaborate their musical talents using the tabla and rabob, both instruments of Persian influence
Jubilee Arts Festival Kindles Inspiration for Central US Jamat
Jubilee Arts Festival Kindles Inspiration for Central US Jamat
29 March 2018

Bright green plastic melted at a scorching 185 degrees Fahrenheit and oozed out of a 3D pen. Sketches mesmerized spectators as they were lifted off of the paper. Onlookers stood next to the artist as he held up blocks of Arabic script and a group-crafted green diamond. On this table, viewers saw vision and technology unite to magically create works of art.

Jubilee Arts Festival USA
Jubilee Arts Festival USA
26 March 2018

The National Jubilee Arts Festival USA will be held in Los Angeles, CA from March 30 - April 1, 2018

An artist performing at the Southwestern Jubilee Arts Festival, held in Houston on February 24 - 25, 2018
An artist performing at the Southwestern Jubilee Arts Festival, held in Houston on February 24 - 25, 2018
Southwest Jubilee Arts – The Heritage Experience
Southwest Jubilee Arts – The Heritage Experience
25 March 2018

The Southwest Jamat witnessed an outpouring of enthusiastic artists and spectators in downtown Houston. In two short days, there were over 6,500 attendees from the Ismaili community and friends and neighbors of the Jamat as well. 

Mawlana Hazar Imam waves to the Jamat gathered outside the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston after the last Mulaqat of his Diamond Jubilee visit to USA.
Mawlana Hazar Imam waves to the Jamat gathered outside the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston after the last Mulaqat of his Diamond Jubilee visit to USA.
Mawlana Hazar Imam to establish Ismaili Centre in Houston
Mawlana Hazar Imam to establish Ismaili Centre in Houston
21 March 2018

Mawlana Hazar Imam confirmed plans to build a high-profile centre in Houston on 22 March during his final Mulaqat of the USA Diamond Jubilee visit. He went on to say that the process of selecting architects is already underway with guidance from Hazar Imam’s brother Prince Amyn.

Volunteers provide information to attendees for the Mulaqat events.
Volunteers provide information to attendees for the Mulaqat events.
Jamat arrives in Houston for Diamond Jubilee Mulaqat
Jamat arrives in Houston for Diamond Jubilee Mulaqat
20 March 2018

Over the last few days, volunteers have been ready at information and registration booths at the George R. Brown Convention Center to welcome Jamati members travelling to Houston for Mawlana Hazar Imam's historic visit.