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Jubilee Arts has uncovered some of the finest performing arts talent within the Jamat and is ready to host them on the global stage.

The inaugural Jubilee Arts International Arts Festival to be held in Lisbon this July will feature the International Talent Showcase, presenting musical renditions, dance pieces, and stage talent from across the world.

The exhibited artwork to be displayed in Lisbon has been selected from thousands of submissions through National Arts Festivals around the world.

The Diamond Jubilee Celebration - Lisboa 2018 will host the inaugural Jubilee Arts International Arts Festival this July. The International Art Gallery will feature art pieces from all over the world, and provides an opportunity for budding artists to get involved through workshops and panels.

A week-long Celebration in Lisbon, Portugal is being held from 5-11 July 2018, to mark the culmination of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Diamond Jubilee.

Two concerts set to dazzle Lisbon, featuring internationally acclaimed artists as never seen before, in a celebration of music this July.

Nos últimos meses, centenas de artistas de todo o mundo participaram nos festivais de artes regionais e nacionais, enquadrados no Jubilee Arts, programa internacional do Diamond Jubilee, celebrando uma grande variedade de áreas artísticas incluindo dança, vídeo, performances musicais, artes visuais, poesia, design gráfico, entre outras. 

Com uma actuação inebriante, Eduardo Paniagua Ensemble deixou rendido o público que encheu o Salão Nobre do Centro Ismaili, em Lisboa, nos dois espectáculos que ali decorreram no passado dia 16 de Dezembro.  

Prince Amyn visiting the Ethics in Action exhibition with Rahim Firozali, President of the Ismaili Council for Portugal and Nazim Ahmad, Representative of the Ismaili Imamat to the Portuguese Republic.

Prince Amyn graced an Imamat Day reception on 23 November at the Ismaili Centre Lisbon, held to honour Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Diamond Jubilee.

Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in Lisbon

Mawlana Hazar Imam is in Portugal today where the Universidade NOVA de Lisboa is awarding him an honorary doctorate, and the President of the Republic is decorating him with one of the country's highest honours.

His Excellency Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, President of the Portuguese Republic, thanks the Ismaili community for their contributions to the nation.

Portuguese President visits Jamat at Ismaili Centre, expresses nation’s gratitude

Some of the 20 students who completed the Fredric Roberts Photography Workshop attending their graduation ceremony at the Ismaili Centre, Lisbon. AKF Portugal / Sofia Nunes

The camera is well known for its power to capture, but over the course of a seven day workshop, a group of students in Lisbon learned firsthand of its power to transform.

Ismaili Imamat Representative Nazim Ahmad and Portuguese Minister Professor Manuel Heitorsign an agreement that will strengthen research capacity and improve quality of life in Portugal and in Portuguese-speaking countries. AKDN / Luis Filipe Catarino

Lisbon, 12 May 2016 — The Portuguese Ministry of Science, Technology and Higher Education and the Ismaili Imamat signed an agreement today that will strengthen research capacity and improve quality of life in Portugal and in Portuguese-speaking countries. Mawlana Hazar Imam and members of his delegation, as well as Ministry staff were present at the signing ceremony. The Ismaili Imamat is supporting the agreement with a €10 million grant over 10 years.

Prince Amyn and Museum Director António Filipe Pimentel discuss Sequeira’s “Adoration of the Magi”. The Aga Khan Foundation is supporting the Museum's campaign to acquire the national treasure. José Caria

Lisbon, 17 March 2016 — Prince Amyn was at the National Museum of Ancient Art yesterday, to formalise a donation by the Aga Khan Foundation towards the museum’s acquisition of a national Portuguese cultural treasure. The contribution supports a campaign to acquire a painting by Domingos Sequeira, who is considered one of the best Portuguese artists of his time.

In his remarks, Mawlana Hazar Imam thanked the government for inviting the Ismaili Imamat to establish its permanent Seat in Portugal. TheIsmaili / Gary Otte

Lisbon, 3 June 2015 — Mawlana Hazar Imam and Portugal’s Minister of State and Foreign Affairs Rui Machete signed a landmark agreement today, for the establishment of a formal Seat of the Ismaili Imamat in Portugal.

Mawlana Hazar Imam is received by Pedro Mota Soares, Portugal's Minister of Solidarity, Labour and Social Security. TheIsmaili / Gary Otte

Lisbon, 2 June 2015 — Mawlana Hazar Imam arrived in Portugal this afternoon to sign a historic agreement between the Imamat and the Republic of Portugal.

Students at Queen Elizabeth School in Lisbon watch the FOCUS ShakeOut presentation. JOSÉ CARIA

To the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) at Focus Humanitarian Assistance in Portugal, delivering earthquake safety education is just as important as responding in the aftermath. On 10 November, the FOCUS team visited Queen Elizabeth School in Lisbon, where they led a ShakeOut earthquake drill.

President Marcelo surrounded by Ismaili youth in the Garden of Fruits at the Ismaili Centre, Lisbon.

The Ismaili Centre, Lisbon took part in Lisboa Open House, an annual event to raise awareness about spaces of architectural and cultural value. Visitors learnt about the relationship between the architecture of the building and the history and values of a Muslim community that has been in Portugal for decades.

Visitors during the 2014 Lisboa Open House weekend joined thousands who have toured the Ismaili Centre, Lisbon since it’s inauguration in 1998. Ismaili Council for Portugal

Over the weekend of 11–12 October, the Ismaili Centre, Lisbon took part in Lisboa Open House, an annual event to raise awareness about spaces of architectural and cultural value. Visitors learnt about the relationship between the architecture of the building and the history and values of a Muslim community that has been in Portugal for decades.

UAE Ambassador to Portugal Najla Mohamed Al Qassimi meets with Aitmadi Amirali Bhanji, President of the Ismaili Council for Portugal. Magda Jiná

A compendium of news and events at the Ismaili Centre, Lisbon.

Mawlana Hazar Imam is welcomed to Portugal on behalf of the Jamat by Ismaili Council President Amirali Bhanji.

Mawlana Hazar Imam travelled to Portugal in September 2013 for the presentation ceremony of the 12th Cycle of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture, which took place in Lisbon’s São Jorge Castle. As part of his visit, Hazar Imam also held meetings with a number of senior Portuguese officials and presided over the signing ceremony of a renewed Memorandum of Understanding between the Catholic University of Portugal and the Aga Khan University.