The Inaugural Cycle of the Aga Khan Music Awards, held on 29-31 March 2019, was a celebration of the pioneering work in music from the Muslim world, featuring laureates in a number of domains. We look back on the highlights of the first cycle.
How do we make our voices heard and make a difference? Find out by joining a conversation with the community and civic leaders. The panelists share personal experiences of how they became engaged in civic affairs, the impact they are having, and offer insights into how others can become involved to serve their communities.
Join the Social Welfare Board of Tanzania for this musical journey through dance and nostalgia. Seniors and elderly care.
We journey into the Ismaili Centre, Vancouver, where we explore the space through the lens of the architect Bruno Freschi. Through a virtual tour, and in conversation with CBC's Zahra Premji, Mr. Freschi shares his personal insights on how he brought to life Mawlana Hazar Imam's vision for the Centre, and what truly inspired him when he was designing this magnificent space. From the smallest details to the grandest idea, take a glimpse into the creative process that led to the design of the Ismaili Centre, Vancouver.
We look back at the award-winning projects of the 2004 Aga Khan Award for Architecture cycle - with highlights from the Award ceremony at Humayun's Tomb, New Delhi, India - 27 November 2004.
Highlights of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture 11th Cycle Award Ceremony at Museum of Islamic Art Doha, Qatar 24 November 2020.
Focus on the importance of Islamic architecture and how it has evolved over the years. Additionally, discuss how Islamic architecture interacts with culture and society and stress the role of human agency in shaping that interplay on 12 November 2020.
Learning about the Coast of East Africa. Conservation of Cultural Heritage at the Swahili Coast of East Africa and its impact on Quality of Life with Alwa'z Altaf Mukhi - 23 August 2020.
The Fatimid Epoch is one of the most extraordinary periods of Muslim Egypt. The creativity of the Fatimids is expressed in monuments of astounding beauty, from textiles to rock crystal, wood, and ceramic. The film explores the Fatimids' rich history as it presents the objects in their historical context, with specially composed music, and literature excerpts from the life and times of the Fatimids.
The Aga Khan Master Musicians perform at the Royal Albert Hall as part of the Jubilee Concert series on 21 June 2018.
Profound mystical music can be found in South Asia, including Qawwalis, Kafis, and Ginans. Dr. Karim Gillani is an expert in the field of music and Islam, and in this session, he will explore the mystical music from South Asia, including a musical demonstration.
Navroz or “New Day” is Tajikistan’s biggest holiday, marking the beginning of spring. On these festive days spring comes entirely to the ancient Tajik land and it may be finally seen in its fine splendor. For the Tajiks, Navroz represents a festival of friendship and renewal of all living beings. The film shows the customs and traditions of celebrating Navroz in remote areas of the Pamir Mountains, which have undergone changes today.
Traditional to the Pamir Mountains is folk music consisting of dayereh, rubab, setor, ghijak, and nay. Hear the song of the famous Tajik singer, Shuhrat Sainakov, who reminds us that no matter what language we speak, music is the universal language of the spirit.
“Thank you to the Champions” is a tribute song to our heroes, the frontline workers who have been instrumental in keeping everyone safe during these difficult times and who deserve our heartiest appreciation and applause.
Gary Kamemoto takes us through the 16-year journey of Maki & Associates as they design and construct three iconic buildings: the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat in Ottawa, the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto, and the Aga Khan Centre in London.
Sougata Roy Chowdhury is a sarod player who has been recognized as one of the most talented up-and-coming Hindustani classical musicians of his generation.
Shahou Andalibi is an Iranian multi-instrumentalist, singer, composer, and music teacher with an extensive background in traditional music from the Middle East.
Reza Parvizade is a kamancheh player from Lorestan, Iran. He began his music training playing the kamancheh in the Lori tradition and later studied the Persian classical dastgah system.
Nasim Siabishahrivar is an Iranian singer who specializes in the vocal repertoire of Persian classical music.

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