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.
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.
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.
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.
Highlights of the all the events on day one of the Diamond Jubilee Celebration - Lisboa 2018.
Highlights of the all the events on day two of the Diamond Jubilee Celebration - Lisboa 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 special gallery of nature photographs taken by Prince Hussain was today launched as part of the exhibitions for the Diamond Jubilee celebrations.
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.
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.
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.
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.