Jubilees

Mawlana Hazar Imam waves to members of the Jamat gathered at Parque Eduardo VII to welcome him to Portugal.

Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in Portugal

Mawlana Hazar Imam waves to members of the Jamat gathered at Parque Eduardo VII to welcome him to Portugal.
Video: Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in Portugal
5 July 2018

Mawlana Hazar Imam arrived in Lisbon this afternoon to mark the conclusion of his Diamond Jubilee year, commemorating 60 years of his Imamat. Upon his arrival at the airport, Mawlana Hazar Imam was presented with military honours by the Air Base Commander and was greeted by state and government officials as well as leaders of the Jamat and the Aga Khan Development Network.

5 July 2018

The unique occasion of the Diamond Jubilee Celebration (DJC) has illustrated the diversity and unity of the Ismaili community, as well as their commitment to serve. As part of the DJC registration process, thousands of volunteers from all over the world came forward and expressed their desire to contribute their time and energy for this historic event. This photo gallery highlights volunteers in action at Parque das Nações in Lisbon, where the DJC is taking place this week, and will be updated throughout the week.

Cheb Khaled performs “C’est la vie” at the “Kings of Rhythm” concert in Lisbon.
Cheb Khaled performs “C’est la vie” at the “Kings of Rhythm” concert in Lisbon.
Global sounds come alive at “Kings of Rhythm”
Global sounds come alive at “Kings of Rhythm”
5 July 2018

Launching the first day of the weeklong Diamond Jubilee Celebrations in Lisbon, the Kings of Rhythm concert energised the Jamat gathered in Lisbon from around the world.

5 July 2018

Today marked day one of the Diamond Jubilee Celebration - Lisboa 2018, where the global Jamat were welcomed to Portugal with a number of events organised by Jubilee Arts, Pátio Mela, Exhibitions, and Jubilee Concerts.

Artists during the keynote address at the start of the Artist Premiere Gala.

Late Night in Lisboa - Day one

Artists during the keynote address at the start of the Artist Premiere Gala.
Video: Late night in Lisboa - day one
4 July 2018

Highlights of the all the events on day one of the Diamond Jubilee Celebration - Lisboa 2018.

Late Night In Lisboa - Day two

Video: Late night in Lisboa - day two
4 July 2018

Highlights of the all the events on day two of the Diamond Jubilee Celebration - Lisboa 2018.

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.

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.

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