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Aga Khan Music Initiative

AJFF Brings Muslims and Jews Together at Jamat Khana in Norcross, Atlanta 2019-10-30

Photo Credit: Daemon Baizan of the AJFF // AJFF Executive Director Kenny Blank with leaders of the Ismaili Jamatkhana in Norcros
Source: 
https://atlantajewishtimes.timesofisrael.com/

“El Gusto” tells the story of an old Algerian orchestra, which included both Muslim and Jewish musicians, reborn.

Like a mythical phoenix rising from its ashes, the documentary “El Gusto” tells the story of an old Algerian orchestra reborn to a new life. The film, which was first released in 2012, was screened by the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival before a warmly appreciative audience at the Ismaili Jamatkhana, an Islamic religious center in Norcross.

The 'Roof of the World' Festival Keeps Tajikistan's Traditional Culture Alive

‘Roof Top of the World” annual cultural festival in Tajikistan
Source: 
www.indepthnews.net

KHOROG, Tajikistan (IDN) – In this mountainous Gorno Badakhshan region with around a third of the population estimated to be unemployed, the exodus of the people for greener pastures abroad has gathered momentum in the past decade. To protect the colourful traditional culture from disappearing along with its population, the ‘Roof Top of the World” annual cultural festival was launched 12 years ago.

It now has the added objectives of attracting both its expat population to come back for a summer cultural break as well as to attract tourist to the region.

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

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Remarks by Hazar Imam at the Aga Khan Music Awards in Lisbon, Portugal on the final day prize-giving ceremony 2019-03-31

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 )
Source: 
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
Source: 
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.

Aga Khan Music Awards 2019-03-29

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Source: 
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

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
Source: 
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 Master Musicians, Royal Albert Hall, London, review: A dazzling celebration of music from Islamic countries

The Aga Khan Music Initiative performs at the Royal Albert Hall ( Roger Thomas )    2018-06-21
Source: 
www.independent.co.uk/

International stars from the Aga Khan Music Initiative come together to offer a diversity of musical styles

The Aga Khan used to be thought of in terms of beautiful women, hotels, and racehorses, but these days the millionaire spiritual leader is more likely to be associated with hospitals and the preservation of endangered forms of culture.

Aga Khan and Colin Powell open Silk Road Festival in Washington 2002-06-25

Aga Khan and Colin Powell open Silk Road Festival in Washington  2002-06-25

His Highness the Aga Khan (left) and Secretary of State Colin Powell touring Samarkand Square, one of the main pavillions set up on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., to celebrate the Silk Road and its culture.

AKDN / Zahur Ramji

Source: 
akdn.org

THE AGA KHAN VISITS WASHINGTON - 2006-03-15

Ensemble Tengir-Too

His Highness the Aga Khan attended the the inaugural concert of Via Kabul: Central Asia Without Borders at the Freer Gallery


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