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Aga Khan Music Awards, Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon review: Impeccably organised and presented

Badiaa Bouhrizi, laureate in the domain of Social Inclusion, performing at the gala concert on 31 March ( AKDN / Bruno Colaço )
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independant.co.uk

The awards draw on the inspirational work of the Aga Khan Music Initiative, which was originally created to revive the traditional musics of Central Asia

Speech by His Highness The Aga Khan at the Lisbon Aga Khan Music Awards 2019-03-31

Mawlana Hazar Imam delivers remarks at the inaugural Aga Khan Music Awards, held at the Gulbenkian Foundation in Lisbon, Portuga
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the.ismaili

Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ir-Rahim

Your Excellency, President of the Republic, Professor Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa,


Your Excellency, Vice-President of the Parliament, Mr. Jorge Lacão,

Madame Isabel Mota, President of the Gulbenkian Foundation,


Members of Government and of Parliament,


Diplomats, Excellencies, Distinguished Guests,


Ladies and Gentlemen,

It is a great pleasure - and a great honour - to welcome all of you who have come to this exceptional venue tonight, on this extraordinary occasion.

Speech by Prince Amyn Aga Khan at the Aga Khan Music Awards in Lisbon 2019-03-29

Prince Amyn Aga Khan delivers his remarks at the inauguration of the Aga Khan Music Awards AKDN / Akbar Hakim
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akdn.org

Madame President of the Gulbenkian Foundation, Ms. Isabel Mota,
Honorable members of the Government, of Parliament, State Authorities, and Members of the Diplomatic Corps,
Your Excellencies, Distinguished Guests,
Ladies and Gentlemen

Aga Khan Music Awards 2019-03-29

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gulbenkian.pt

When
29 March 2019 – 31 March 2019
All Day
Where
Edifício Sede – Grande Auditório
Av. de Berna, 45A , Lisboa
217 823 700
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Tickets
Access for ticket holders only. Tickets are free and will be distributed from 10:00 of the same day (max. 2 tickets per person and limited to the capacity of the hall

Hazar imam arrives in Lisbon for Music Initiative Performances

Hazar imam arrives in Lisbon for Music Initiative Performances

Hazar Imam arrives in Lisbon, Portugal for the Aga Khan Music Initiatuve Performance 2019-03-29

Forbes Portugal - Major Fundacoes de Portugal

His Highness The Aga Khan IV
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Forbes Portugal

Aga Khan IV, the spiritual leader of the Nizari Ismailis, brought his millions to Portugal, where he now lives without paying taxes. The Aga Khan Foundation Portugal, the 24th largest nationwide, is just one of the ends of his philanthropic empire that spends more than 500 million Euros per year.

By David Almas

Sacred millionaire

Aga Khan IV, 82, is a multimillionaire and a philanthropist. The Aga Khan Foundation Portugal, which he established in 1996, was valued at over 31 million Euros in 2017.

Aga Khan Music Awards laureates, finalists announced

Afghan rubâb player Homayoun Sakhi (center) percussionist Salar Nader, and Chinese pipa player Wu Man, at the Aga Khan Music Ini
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www.dhakatribune.com

Laureates will share a $500,000 prize fund, and will also collaborate with the music awards to expand the impact of their work and develop their careers

The Master Jury of the Aga Khan Music Awards has announced laureates and finalists for the Awards’ inaugural cycle.
The music awards were established by His Highness the Aga Khan to recognize creativity, promise, and enterprise in music performance.

Laureates will share a $500,000 prize fund, and will also collaborate with the music awards to expand the impact of their work and develop their careers.

Aga Khan Music Awards

Hazar Imam with Prince Amyn and Prince Hussain at the inaugural Music Awards in Lisbon  2019-03-28

The Aga Khan Music Awards recognise outstanding creativity, promising talent and initiative in the fields of performance, creation, education, preservation and musical revitalisation in societies where Muslims have a significant presence. Awarded by the Aga Khan Music Initiative, prizes will be presented during a three-day free-entry ceremony that includes concerts, competitions and conferences.

Speech by Mowlana Hazar Imam at the Evora University Symposium 2006-02-12

His Highness speaking at the International Symposium at the University of Evora, Photo Gary Otte   2006-02-12
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akdn.org

President Sampaio,
Rector Manuel Patricio,
Professor Adriano Moreira,
Excellencies,
Distinguished Guests,
Ladies and Gentlemen:

It is a great honour to be invited here today to address this esteemed audience on such a relevant topic. Our title speaks of societies which are at once plural and peaceful—a goal which is important but also elusive. For even our best efforts to combine stability with modernity seem to be constantly disrupted.

Speech of Mowlana Hazar Imam made a the Key of the City of Lisbon presentation ceremony 1996-12-17

H.H. The Aga Khan being presented with the Key of the City of Lisbon  1996-12-17
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ismaili.net

Your Worship the Mayor,
City Councillors,
Honoured guests,
Citizens of Lisbon.

It is with a sense of profound privilege and great personal honour that I accept the "Freedom of the City" which you have so graciously bestowed upon me today. I am most sincerely grateful that the city fathers have chosen this particular occasion to accord me this distinction.

Portugal President, his Excellency Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa attended the 20th Anniversary of the opening of the Ismaili Centre in

Portugal President, His Excellency Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa with Ismaili Council President

2018, December 18 - Portugal President, his Excellency Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa attended the 20th Anniversary of the opening of the Ismaili Centre in Lisbon in the presence of the ex-president of Portugal, the Speaker of the Parliament, the Mayor of Lisbon and many dignitaries. In his speech, he commended the Ismaili community and the work of the AKDN and thanked H.H. The Aga Khan. President de Sousa planted an olive tree for the occasion. Incidently, the Jamatkhana extension in Lourenco Marques (now Maputo) in Mozambique was inaugurated in 1968 by Governor General Dr.

Hazar Imam establishes the Global Seat of Imamat in Lisbon, Portugal 2018-07-11

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His Highness the Aga Khan establishes the Global Seat of Imamat in Lisbon, Portugal in 2018 during His Diamond Jublilee celebrations

Prince Amyn Aga Khan presents 200,000 euros to acquire Sequeira masterpiece ‘Adoration of the Magi’ securing Portuguese cultura

Prince Amyn Aga Khan at the National Museum of Ancient Art (NMAA) with Portuguese dignitaries (Image credit: LM Miguel Manso)
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ismailimail.org

LISBON (March 16, 2016): In a special ceremony, Prince Amyn Aga Khan presented a check for 200,000 euros to António Filipe Pimentel, the Director of the National Museum of Ancient Art (MNAA) in the presence of Portuguese Minister of Culture, João Soares, towards the crowd-funding campaign “Let’s put Sequeira in the right place” to acquire masterpiece painting by Portuguese artist – Domingos António de Sequeira.

Hazar Imam arrives for lunch with Prince Amyn and Portugal's Government Leaders 2018-010

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Hazar imam attended a lunch meeting with Portuguese Government Leaders in Foz, Lisbon during His Diamond Jubllee visit to Portugal

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Expresso Magazine: Interview by Alexandra Carita with His Highness the Aga Khan 2018-07-21

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Expresso Magazine - Portugal

Expresso Magazine Article: Interview with His Highness the Aga Khan in Lisbon, Portugal 2018-07-21

H.H. The Aga Khan IV
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http://www.mmclip.com/Pdftmp/24457595_3_2007_mediamonitor.pdf

AGA KHAN

The descendant of Prophet Muhammad celebrated in Lisbon, the 60 years as leader of the Ismailis. An exclusive interview with the wealthiest spiritual leader in the world
By Alexandra Carita
Photographs by Tiago Miranda

[Interview]

“This is a faith of reason”

Portugal President Marcelo Rebelo honours The Aga Khan 2018-07-20

Portugal’s President  Rebelo de Sousa bestows Portugal’s highest honours— the Grand Cross of the Order of Liberty  2018-07-20
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nation.co.ke/news

Portugal President Marcelo Rebelol honours The Aga Khan

Friday July 21 2017

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•Portugal’s President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa bestowed the Grand Cross of the Order of Liberty on the Aga Khan with at Lisbon’s Belem Palace on Thursday.

•The Aga Khan was in Lisbon at the invitation of the Universidade NOVA de Lisboa to receive an Honorary Doctorate for his longstanding commitment to improving the quality of life for some of the world’s vulnerable populations.

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Hazar Imam

Portugal’s President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa bestows Portugal’s highest honours— the Grand Cross of the Order of Liberty— on The Aga Khan at the Belem Palace on July 20, 2017 in recognition of his efforts in uplifting lives around the world . PHOTO | ANTONIO PEDROSA | AKDN

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Daily Nation

Hazar Imam in Lisbon for Diamond Jubilee 2018-07-11

Hazar Imam in Lisbon for Diamond Jubilee  2018-07-11

Hazar Imam in Lisbon for Diamond Jubilee waves to Ismailis gathered to greet him 2018-07-11

AKDN announces € 2.5 million grant towards scientific and technical research for Portuguese-speaking countries and developing na

His Excellency Professor Manuel Heitor, Portugal’s Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education, speaking at the announc
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akdn.org

Lisbon, Portugal, 12 July 2018 – A second tranche of grant funding for research and education projects in the amount of € 2.5 million was announced by representatives of the Ismaili Imamat and Aga Khan Development Network as a week of activities concluded in Portugal celebrating the Diamond Jubilee of His Highness the Aga Khan.

The second tranche is intended to fund research that will improve the quality of life mainly in Portuguese-speaking countries in Africa.


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