Navroz festivities kick-off with Friday Night Reflections, Canada's weekly show, where host Zain Velji takes us on a retrospective journey of the Jamat over the past year, reflecting on strengths, talents, and connections that have sustained us. In a wide-ranging interview with President Ameerally Kassim-Lakha, the two explore the events that have shaped the past twelve months and reflect on the hope and optimism in the future that lies ahead.
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.
ITREB India: Navroz Sandesh: An address by Al-waez Abdul Ali Dhanani.
Indulge in enjoyable memories of the Salgirah celebration through Ismaili Geets (songs). A journey of a few words that speak volumes about the relationship between the Imam of the time and His murids.
How are vaccines tested and approved for safety? When might we expect a vaccine to be available for the general public? What’s it like working on the front lines of healthcare during the pandemic? Host Malika Karim-Rajan joins Dr. Shainoor Ismail, Dr. Irfan Dhalla, and Dr. Tasleem Nimjee to tackle these questions and more, on COVID-19 and the promise of hope with the arrival of vaccines. This week, President Ameerally Kassim-Lakha also joins us to provide a retrospective of our Jamati response to the pandemic over the past year and pay tribute to the volunteers behind the scenes who have made it happen.
From Prophet Muhammad's (s.a.a.s) declaration at Ghadir-e-Khumm to our present Imam, learn about the Shia interpretation of Islam and the history of the Ismaili Imamat.
A special edition of Friday Night Reflections kicks off Salgirah weekend, featuring an evening of love, laughter, and light. We will travel across the country with hosts Zahra Premji, Farah Nasser, Attiya Hirji, Fahima Sultani, Malika Karim-Rajan, and Ziyah Karmali, for a celebration you won't want to miss! President Ameerally Kassim-Lakha joins to share Salgirah greetings and felicitations on behalf of the Canadian Jamati Leadership. Then gather the family around to compete in the Khushiali Kahoot gameshow.
What is the significance of a birthday in Imam's life? Let's recall past milestone birthday celebrations, explore the life and Imamat of Mawlana Hazar Imam, and enjoy inspiring expressions of devotion.