Diamond Jubilee

Mukhi Saheb, Mukhiani Saheba, Kamadia Saheb, and Kamadiani Saheba of Lisbon Darkhana welcome Mawlana Hazar Imam upon his arrival in Portugal.
Mukhi Saheb, Mukhiani Saheba, Kamadia Saheb, and Kamadiani Saheba of Lisbon Darkhana welcome Mawlana Hazar Imam upon his arrival in Portugal.
Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in Portugal
Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in Portugal
4 July 2018

At the invitation of the Government of Portugal, Mawlana Hazar Imam arrived in Lisbon this afternoon to mark the conclusion of his Diamond Jubilee year, commemorating 60 years of his Imamat. Global celebrations began on 11 July 2017 and conclude over the next week at the Diamond Jubilee Celebration in Lisbon, Portugal.

A number of panels at the Ethics in Action exhibition highlight the work of the Aga Khan Development Network in various regions across the world.
A number of panels at the Ethics in Action exhibition highlight the work of the Aga Khan Development Network in various regions across the world.
DJC Exhibitions: Experience, explore, engage
DJC Exhibitions: Experience, explore, engage
4 July 2018

A special gallery of nature photographs taken by Prince Hussain was today launched as part of the exhibitions for the Diamond Jubilee celebrations.

The Jamat have gathered from countries across the world to celebrate in Lisbon.
The Jamat have gathered from countries across the world to celebrate in Lisbon.
Pátio Mela opening ceremony sets stage for Diamond Jubilee Celebration
Pátio Mela opening ceremony sets stage for Diamond Jubilee Celebration
4 July 2018

The Diamond Jubilee Celebration in Lisbon, Portugal begun on the afternoon of 5 July with a Mamero ceremony, followed by evening festivities, to mark the launch of Pátio Mela. 

Lisbon's renowned Parque das Nações will host the weeklong Diamond Jubilee Celebration.
Lisbon's renowned Parque das Nações will host the weeklong Diamond Jubilee Celebration.
Global Jamat comes together for Diamond Jubilee Celebration
Global Jamat comes together for Diamond Jubilee Celebration
3 July 2018

Thousands of Ismailis from Jamats around the world have gathered in Lisbon, Portugal for the launch of an historic celebration, to mark the conclusion of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Diamond Jubilee. 

Jubilee Arts welcomes the world to Lisbon - Bem vindo a Lisboa!
2 July 2018

After over 100 regional festivals and 20 national festivals, we are finally ready to welcome the global Jamat to our community's largest arts gathering to date. Reserve your tickets at jubilee.blueticket.pt and catch all of the amazing events we have in store. We await you in Lisboa, and look forward to celebrating as One Jamat.

Mashid-e-Shah, Isfahan, Iran, completed in 1629 in the Safavid period.
Mashid-e-Shah, Isfahan, Iran, completed in 1629 in the Safavid period.
The significance of art
The significance of art
1 July 2018

The Jubilee Arts Festivals, held in countries across the world and culminating in the International Arts Festival in Lisbon in the coming days, have engaged the creative talent of the global Jamat for the past year. This is the first undertaking of its kind, bringing together Ismailis from around the world to celebrate art, film, photography, dance, music, and other forms of artistic expression.

The Jamat in Portugal: Looking back and looking forward
The Jamat in Portugal: Looking back and looking forward
1 July 2018

From Toronto to Tajikistan, and from Mumbai to Maputo, Ismailis from around the world are set to visit Portugal this July to celebrate Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Diamond Jubilee as one global Jamat. Let’s take a look back at the history of the Jamat in Portugal, and also look ahead to the important milestones that will take place in Portugal in the coming months and years.

With a little planning, it's possible to eat nutritious meals while travelling.
With a little planning, it's possible to eat nutritious meals while travelling.
How to eat healthy while traveling
How to eat healthy while traveling
30 June 2018

Many of us find it difficult to maintain healthy eating habits during travel. While it's fair to indulge a little (especially if you're traveling for pleasure), it's also possible to be healthy and mindful during your journey! Join Anar Allidina RD, CDE, MPH on a virtual trip toward a healthier travel experience.

Mawlana Hazar Imam and HRH The Prince of Wales unveil a plaque to commemorate the opening of the Aga Khan Centre on 26 June 2018.
Mawlana Hazar Imam and HRH The Prince of Wales unveil a plaque to commemorate the opening of the Aga Khan Centre on 26 June 2018.
Video: Mawlana Hazar Imam's Diamond Jubilee visit to the UK
29 June 2018

Mawlana Hazar Imam visited London in June 2018 for his Diamond Jubilee visit to the United Kingdom. The full film of the visit is now available online. This 36-minute film recounts the preparations by the UK Jamat, and the programme undertaken by Mawlana Hazar Imam during his visit.

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Reserve your tickets for the Jubilee Arts International Arts Festival
29 June 2018

Have you reserved your tickets for the International Arts Festival? Seats are limited! Visit jubilee.blueticket.pt to reserve your tickets now.

Mawlana Hazar Imam shares a light moment with the Jamat during the Diamond Jubilee Darbar in London.
Mawlana Hazar Imam shares a light moment with the Jamat during the Diamond Jubilee Darbar in London.
Mawlana Hazar Imam graces UK Jamat with Darbar
Mawlana Hazar Imam graces UK Jamat with Darbar
29 June 2018

Mawlana Hazar Imam granted a Diamond Jubilee Darbar in London yesterday for the UK jurisdiction Jamat.

'Jubilee' featured Master Musicians of the Aga Khan Music Initiative, with special guests the San Francisco-based Kronos Quartet, and Bassekou Kouyaté.
'Jubilee' featured Master Musicians of the Aga Khan Music Initiative, with special guests the San Francisco-based Kronos Quartet, and Bassekou Kouyaté.
Cultural pluralism at the heart of Diamond Jubilee celebrations in the UK
Cultural pluralism at the heart of Diamond Jubilee celebrations in the UK
27 June 2018

The Diamond Jubilee Music Series, held at venues across the United Kingdom jurisdiction, promoted pluralism and cultural encounters through the medium of music, culminating in a spectacular finale at London’s prestigious Royal Albert Hall.

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