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This first formal encounter of the Imam-of-the-Time with the Tajik Jamat in recent history is celebrated annually as Roz-e-Nur, or the Day of Light.
This first formal encounter of the Imam-of-the-Time with the Tajik Jamat in recent history is celebrated annually as Roz-e-Nur, or the Day of Light.
Roz-e-Nur: The day of light
Roz-e-Nur: The day of light
25 May 2020

To celebrate the occasion of Roz-e-Nur this week, The Ismaili is pleased to present From a Thousand Years ago into the Next Millennium, a 93-minute film of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s historic first visit to the Tajikistan Jamat in May 1995.

Ghulomidinov Navruzshoh says he will continue to produce and distribute masks until everyone in his village of Emc has one.
Ghulomidinov Navruzshoh says he will continue to produce and distribute masks until everyone in his village of Emc has one.
The blessing of helping others: Tajikistan’s heroes in action
The blessing of helping others: Tajikistan’s heroes in action
24 May 2020

Members of the Jamat in Tajikistan are helping their communities — which are at high risk of natural disasters — as part of the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), an integral part of the Aga Khan Agency for Habitat (AKAH)'s emergency management activities.

Ya Allah - You are the One

Music Video: Ya Allah - You are the One
23 May 2020

In this new song, the children of the global Jamat express their wishes, and their thanks to Allah for the grace and blessings in our lives.

Video: Eid greetings for the Jamat

Video: Eid greetings for the Jamat
22 May 2020

Each of the Ismaili National Council Presidents shares Eid ul-Fitr greetings and felicitations as the global Jamat prepares to celebrate Eid together at home.

Message from Mawlana Hazar Imam, 23 May 2020
Message from Mawlana Hazar Imam, 23 May 2020
22 May 2020

On the occasion of Eid ul-Fitr, The Ismaili is pleased to share a message from Mawlana Hazar Imam to the worldwide Jamat.

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The Shukrana Concert will play host to recognisable solo artists, singers, and bands from the worldwide Jamat.
The Shukrana Concert will play host to recognisable solo artists, singers, and bands from the worldwide Jamat.
Ismaili music artists prepare to entertain and inspire in the Shukrana Concert
Ismaili music artists prepare to entertain and inspire in the Shukrana Concert
22 May 2020

Over 70 talented acts from across the global Jamat have been preparing to take part in a unique virtual concert, entitled Shukrana: Celebration of Eid, to be screened exclusively on The Ismaili TV. The non-stop musical extravaganza will feature over 20 hours of original content, spread across three days, beginning on Sunday 24 May at 2 AM EDT / 7 AM BST / 9 AM EAT / 11 AM TJT.

There may be unique and creative ways for students to prepare for the upcoming university application process.
There may be unique and creative ways for students to prepare for the upcoming university application process.
Navigating university admissions amid unprecedented times
Navigating university admissions amid unprecedented times
21 May 2020

Applying to an undergraduate programme can often feel like an arduous phase in a student’s life, even without the added burden of a global pandemic. However, this unprecedented time allows students an opportunity to seek out unique and creative ways to prepare themselves for the upcoming university application process.

Visit the.ismaili/ecards to view the selection of options and send your eCard.
Visit the.ismaili/ecards to view the selection of options and send your eCard.
The Ismaili greeting eCard service
The Ismaili greeting eCard service
20 May 2020

The Ismaili is pleased to relaunch its eCard greeting service. For the upcoming occasion of Eid ul-Fitr, choose from several unique designs, add a personal message, and send your eCard to multiple contacts at a time. Visit the.ismaili/ecards to get started.

Agencies of the AKDN are pulling together to find creative and effective solutions to sustain the important work to improve the quality of human life.
Agencies of the AKDN are pulling together to find creative and effective solutions to sustain the important work to improve the quality of human life.
Global Pandemic Relief Fund
Global Pandemic Relief Fund
17 May 2020

Across the globe, Jamati and AKDN institutions are at the forefront of responding to the Covid-19 pandemic, providing urgent humanitarian assistance, slowing the virus’s spread, caring for the infected, and addressing the broader consequences of the current crisis.

Digital Magazine: AKTC At Home, Issue 3
Digital Magazine: AKTC At Home, Issue 3
17 May 2020

The third issue of AT HOME, a new digital magazine presenting the programmes and projects of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC). This issue will shine a spotlight on the Aga Khan Award for Architecture and also feature the Aga Khan Music Programme, the Aga Khan Historic Cities Programme, Aga Khan Museum, and a presentation on the notion of culture and pluralism.

Upcoming Event: Looking Past the Crisis with Khalil Shariff
Upcoming Event: Looking Past the Crisis with Khalil Shariff
16 May 2020

In this first edition of the Visionary Voices Ismaili Centre Lecture series, Khalil Shariff, CEO of the Aga Khan Foundation Canada, will share stories of our community’s resilience, the work of the Aga Khan Development Network, and how we can support others around the world through the crisis.

Join us for an online celebration of Eid on 24, 25, and 26 May 2020.
Join us for an online celebration of Eid on 24, 25, and 26 May 2020.
The Ismaili TV to host Shukrana Concert in celebration of Eid
The Ismaili TV to host Shukrana Concert in celebration of Eid
15 May 2020

The Ismaili is pleased to present a second concert in as many weeks, to coincide with the observance of Eid ul-Fitr, marking the end of Ramadan. The celebration of music will feature talented Ismaili performers from around the world for two days of music on 24 and 25 May.

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