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The children’s choir, led by the technical director Mr Najy Hammoud, presented traditional songs with composure and professionalism.

In January this year, the Ismaili Council for Syria presided over a talent performance of Jubilee Arts artists in Damascus, attracting over 800 people, including leaders and members of the Jamat and guests.

Whether competing at international talent shows, conducting orchestras, or organising music festivals, a number of young Ismailis continue to inspire others through music.

Music has always been an integral part of the cultural fabric of Muslim societies. From Fatimid Cairo to the Iberian Peninsula, music has long brought people together, fostering a sense of identity and community. Around the world, young Ismaili musicians are continuing this rich tradition.

Mawlana Hazar Imam a fait parvenir un message contenant des bénédictions pour le Jamat global, partagé par Malik Talib, Chairman du Ismaili Leaders' International Forum.

Mawlana Hazar Imam has sent a message with blessings for the global Jamat, which is shared here by Malik Talib, Chairman of the Ismaili Leaders’ International Forum.

Une vidéo de remerciement des jeunes de la juridiction de France à tous les professionnels de santé du monde entier. A thank you video from the Jamat in France to all healthcare workers around the world. Merci, Thank You, Shukran, Grazie, Danke, Gracias, Shukriya, Spaciba, Obrigado, Tashakur, Aabhar, Misaotra.

Ms Harue Oki, an art enthusiast and instructor, provided the audience an insight into the art of Ikebana.

The Japanese consulate and the Ismaili Centre, Dubai, recently partnered to feature the art of ‘Ikebana,’ which took participants on a journey of culture, art, time, and nature, reminding us to look within to find calm and peace.

At AKYSB’s The Dance Studio with Shaimak Dawar, participants groove to a variety of dance forms including freestyle and hip-hop. The Dance Studio is one amongst many attempts to make high-quality Art Education accessible to the India Jamat.

Since early 2016, the Aga Khan Youth and Sports Board (AKYSB) in India has been working to promote the arts among young members of the Jamat through the development of a dedicated Arts and Culture portfolio. Curated by winners from the National Jubilee Arts event, AKYSB’s programmes in dance, music, and photography are nurturing an engagement with art and culture at an early age.

Many educational institutions have transitioned from in-person to online learning, which requires students to adapt to a new learning environment.

In response to the global Covid-19 pandemic, many educational institutions have transitioned from in-person to online learning. For students who are used to classroom settings, a different learning setting can pose new challenges, especially when trying to remain productive and motivated. Here are some strategies to adapt to an online learning environment.

Prince Rahim and Princess Salwa tour the Aga Khan University Community Outreach Centre at the AKU site in Arusha, Tanzania.

In early March, Prince Rahim, accompanied by his wife, Princess Salwa, visited Kenya and Tanzania, to better understand the plans and responses of the various institutions and agencies of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) towards environmental sustainability and climate action.

To commemorate Navroz, The Ismaili is excited to release a new song entitled 'Navroz Mubarak.' With lyrics in English, Hindi, Farsi, Gujarati, Russian, Portuguese, Burushaski, Arabic, and a touch of Shughni rap, this creative expression of love and gratitude features over 100 Ismaili artists from 14 countries, reflecting our global celebration of Navroz together as One Jamat.

À l’occasion de Navroz, The Ismaili a le plaisir de partager avec vous un message de Malik Talib, Chairman du Ismaili Leaders’ International Forum, qui contient un message de Mawlana Hazar Imam

Experience the richness and diversity of the Far East countries — the institutional leadership and community wishes everyone globally Navroz Mubarak.

On the occasion of Navroz, The Ismaili is pleased to share a message from Malik Talib, Chairman of the Ismaili Leaders’ International Forum, which includes a message from Mawlana Hazar Imam.

On the occasion of Navroz, The Ismaili is pleased to share a story about two children, Nargis and Aziz, who celebrate the festival of Navroz with their family. Parents and grandparents are encouraged to read this story with children, whether in person or over a video call.

Navroz Mubarak from the global Jamat! While we are practicing physical distancing, remain connected to each other and celebrate the new year together with these video messages from all over the world.

As Ismailis, we have always cared for one another in times of need. As Canadian Journalist Farah Nasser says, by practicing self-isolation and social distancing at this time, we are helping to curb the spread of the virus, and in the process, safeguarding the most vulnerable among us.

The logo designed for the Adopt a Senior initiative depicts a carer helping a senior citizen, housed inside a bubble of safety.

The Ismaili is pleased to launch the Adopt a Senior initiative, a way for members of the Jamat to be matched with senior citizens who could benefit from support and assistance during this time of isolation and uncertainty.

Uncertain times present an opportunity to come together and face challenges with a sense of hope and resolve as One Jamat.

Ces derniers jours, la pandémie mondiale du Covid-19 a concentré toute l’attention médiatique, l’activité des réseaux sociaux ainsi que l’information générale. Bien que la menace du coronavirus soit sérieuse, il n’en demeure pas moins important de prendre du recul et de garder espoir.

Uncertain times present an opportunity to come together and face challenges with a sense of hope and resolve as One Jamat.

In recent days, the global Covid-19 pandemic has taken up the majority of news coverage, social media activity, and general communication. The threat of coronavirus is serious, though it’s important to retain some perspective and remain hopeful.

Riaz Jiwani, who received college financial assistance through the Aga Khan Education Board’s Education and Financial Aid Scholarship program (EFAS).

A student describes how financial impediments for college were overcome with a Scholarship Program.