REC students from the USA narrate the story of the Conference of the Birds by Farid al-Din Attar.
An original film production. Zoya, a healthcare professional in her early 30s, finds herself struggling with feelings of boredom and anxiety during the pandemic. Covering her life from Navroz 2020 to Navroz 2021, the film uses music and poetry to explore her physical and mental health, touching on the initial isolation, fear, and anxiety, and moving on to coping skills, hope, and connection through family and community. Over the span of a few months, comical conversations with her family and “slice of life” scenes reveal different aspects of her life. (English with snippets of languages spoken by the Jamat with subtitles)
Join us in welcoming Navroz into our lives through various devotional expressions, i.e., the Quran, Ginan, Qasida, and various poetic recitations.
A compilation of instrumental and vocal performances from the Jubilee Arts Program celebrating the love and goodness of Nawrus. Presented by the Syria Council.
Hope Springs Eternal is an inspirational and educational program that explores the meaning and history of Navroz, touching on the diverse ways in which the festival is celebrated in different parts of the world and the significance of the Haft Seen and rozi. The show focuses on messages of rebirth, rejuvenation, and hope for the future, particularly as we can begin to imagine our lives beyond the pandemic. It incorporates verses of the Qur’an, quotes from Mawlana Hazar Imam, and devotional poetry from the Persian, Arabic, and South Asian traditions.
A film by Dr. Farzin Rezaeian, an award-winning documentary, and educational producer, which explores the richness and diversity of the ancient tradition of Nowruz (New Year). This colorful and joyous festival is celebrated across cultures by over 300,000 people in various countries around the world.
The Ismaili Community Ensemble (ICE) performed at the Ismaili Centre London on February 8, 2020. The theme of the original pieces of music is the impact of human beings on the planet and the urging to take personal responsibility for protecting Allah's creation.
When Hafiz is put in charge of the Haft Seen table for Navroz, he wants to prove he can rise to the challenge all by himself - without including his little sister Zahra. Modar Kalon reads them the story of the lost signs of Spring, leading the siblings on an imaginary scavenger hunt for the seven items needed to free them from their winter blues. Along their journey, they learn the significance of each of the seven items from familiar friends and discover the true meaning of this special festival.
A program by the Far East Council on the meaning of Navroz focusing on climate change and sustainable development. The program includes musical performances from the Far East and international artists and a Navroz message from the leadership.
When Hafiz is put in charge of the Haft Seen table for Navroz, he wants to prove he can rise to the challenge all by himself - without including his little sister Zahra. Modar Kalon reads them the story of the lost signs of Spring, leading the siblings on an imaginary scavenger hunt for the seven items needed to free them from their winter blues. Along their journey, they learn the significance of each of the seven items from familiar friends and discover the true meaning of this special festival.
When Hafiz is put in charge of the Haft Seen table for Navroz, he wants to prove he can rise to the challenge all by himself - without including his little sister Zahra. Modar Kalon reads them the story of the lost signs of Spring, leading the siblings on an imaginary scavenger hunt for the seven items needed to free them from their winter blues. Along their journey, they learn the significance of each of the seven items from familiar friends and discover the true meaning of this special festival.
When Hafiz is put in charge of the Haft Seen table for Navroz, he wants to prove he can rise to the challenge all by himself - without including his little sister Zahra. Modar Kalon reads them the story of the lost signs of Spring, leading the siblings on an imaginary scavenger hunt for the seven items needed to free them from their winter blues. Along their journey, they learn the significance of each of the seven items from familiar friends and discover the true meaning of this special festival.
When Hafiz is put in charge of the Haft Seen table for Navroz, he wants to prove he can rise to the challenge all by himself - without including his little sister Zahra. Modar Kalon reads them the story of the lost signs of Spring, leading the siblings on an imaginary scavenger hunt for the seven items needed to free them from their winter blues. Along their journey, they learn the significance of each of the seven items from familiar friends and discover the true meaning of this special festival.
The UK Council presents a devotional journey that includes music by Fitoor and poems from Shimmering Lights, an Anthology of Ismaili Poetry in association with The Institute of Ismaili Studies. Considering the significant role music plays in the cultural, intellectual, and social lives of communities, Fitoor aims to keep musical traditions alive for both younger and older crowds by presenting traditional music with a new flavour.
A new year is a fresh start with new beginnings. Join ITREB Tanzania as we discover the significance of Navroz and create new aspirations, followed by a message from Jamati leadership and concluding with a look back at past Navroz celebrations.
In a value-based conversation with moderator Haseena Jamal, Zainub Verjee will speak about her journey in the arts, highlighting the broad scope of her work. She will touch on a wide range of themes, including the role of art in cultural diplomacy, how art fosters civil society, collaborations in art-science-technology, and the value of art and culture during the pandemic. Zainub is a trailblazer for her generation, and this insightful webinar will explore her four decades of engagement with the arts, both in Canada and internationally.
This showcase, which took place in Lisbon, Portugal, features talent acts from around the world centered around the theme, Celebration - Part 1 of 2. ARC-113
This week, we take a closer look at how music fosters the development of our living Muslim heritage in societies across the world, serving as a spark for human creativity and connection to the divine. President Ameerally Kassim-Lakha joins to share the final installment of 'From the Heart', discussing the importance of resilience as a critical soft skill for success in one's career and in life. Host Zulekha Nathoo then sits down with Fairouz Nishanova, Director of the Aga Khan Music Programme to explore how the Aga Khan Trust for Culture collaborates with exceptionally creative musicians, artists, educators, and arts presenters from around the world. We then join the musicians who represented Canada at the Diamond Jubilee Homage Ceremony to reflect on their experiences from that epical occasion.
A look back at some of our performance and exhibition favorites that celebrate Black history.
This week, we take a closer look at how music fosters the development of our living Muslim heritage in societies across the world, serving as a spark for human creativity and connection to the divine. President Ameerally Kassim-Lakha joins to share the final installment of 'From the Heart', discussing the importance of resilience as a critical soft skill for success in one's career and in life. Host Zulekha Nathoo then sits down with Fairouz Nishanova, Director of the Aga Khan Music Programme to explore how the Aga Khan Trust for Culture collaborates with exceptionally creative musicians, artists, educators, and arts presenters from around the world. We then join the musicians who represented Canada at the Diamond Jubilee Homage Ceremony to reflect on their experiences from that epical occasion.

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