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Upon his arrival for the Closing Ceremony of the 2016 Jubilee Games, His Highness Sheikh Mansoor is accompanied by LIF Chairman Mahmoud Eboo and Ismaili Council President Amiruddin Thanawala. JG / Pervaiz Akhtar

In a dazzling end to a memorable week, the Jubilee Games Closing Ceremony was a kaleidoscope of colour, dance, music, photos, and inspiring words. The athletes entered the hall together — no longer separated by country.

Upon his arrival for the Closing Ceremony of the 2016 Jubilee Games, His Highness Sheikh Mansoor is accompanied by LIF Chairman Mahmoud Eboo and Ismaili Council President Amiruddin Thanawala. JG / Pervaiz Akhtar

In a dazzling end to a memorable week, the Jubilee Games Closing Ceremony was a kaleidoscope of colour, dance, music, photos, and inspiring words.

Hospitality desk volunteers answered questions and offered directions and tips to the thousands of people attending the Jubilee Games in Dubai. JG

Approximately 2 000 volunteers from the United Arab Emirates and abroad gathered in Dubai to make the 2016 Jubilee Games a reality. This video pays tribute to them.

Team Tajikistan, whose oldest competing athlete is 74 years old, enters the Opening Ceremony at the Jubilee Games. JG/Nausheen Khuwaja

On 23 July 2016, thousands of Jamati members from around the world gathered at the Dubai World Trade Centre to mark the official opening of the 2016 Jubilee Games in Dubai, UAE.

The Jubilee Games Fanous at the Aga Khan Park with the Ismaili Centre, Toronto visible in the distance. Akber Dewji

Over the past several weeks, Ismailis across Canada were brought together by the Jubilee Games Fanous, and in a few day’s time over 330 athletes and coaching staff from Canada will take in its glow in Dubai together with their brothers and sisters from around the world.

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