Enter the Rajasthan home of Sindhi master musician Lakha Khan and experience him sing songs and perform instrumentals that speak to the worldly and sacred nature of his music. Fluent in five languages, he sings in Seraiki, Sindhi, Marwari, Punjabi, and Hindi.
The 2021 Global Ismaili Youth Model United Nations(IYMUN) conference focused on Urban & Rural Development challenges faced by the world. This year's virtual conference connected Ismaili youth aged 12-18 years from around the globe and enabled participants to debate global issues, form resolutions, and develop skills in conflict resolution and the promotion of international cooperation. This experience overarchingly allowed participants to develop a deeper understanding of current world issues as well as their role in combating these issues as global citizens.
The Global Ismaili Youth Model United Nations(IYMUN) is a Model UN(MUN) Conference for Ismaili youth aged 12-18 years. This year's virtual conference connects Ismaili youth from around the globe and enables participants to debate global issues, form resolutions, and develop skills in conflict resolution and the promotion of international cooperation. The 2021 conference focuses on Urban & Rural Development challenges facing the world.
Ankur and Ashutosh, long-time friends and founders of Amarrass Records, set out on a desert odyssey to film and record a dying culture of traditional Indian music. Driving through the remote villages of Rajasthan in northwest India, they meet master musicians including Lakha Khan, a passionate and energetic Sindhi sarangi maestro who is concerned that the next generation will not carry on the tradition.
The Global STEM Festival (GSF) is an opportunity for 5-18 year olds to explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) virtually.
Following on last year's successful programme, this year the GSF looks at "creating real life solutions for real life problems". This will be achieved by focusing on the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals and how they apply to our everyday life as well as on global capacity. The festival this year looks to equip participants with STEM skills to understand these problems, find sustainable solutions and consider their applications in real life. This will allow for exploration of the natural and created world around us, and further develop important skills, including critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, research and analytical skills.
The Festival is not a competition, but an opportunity to see the talent of the youth and young adults from around the world, and learn from one another.
Bushra Rehman is considered one of the important short story writers of Urdu Literature. Her stories are full of the challenges experienced by the individuals in his/her life. Ms. Sundas Fayyaz will discuss her renowned short story CHUP which is a very insightful representation of a woman who faces the challenges in her married life and acknowledges the depth of silence which she attained after a meaningful struggle.
It is clear that silence has power. Like any extraordinary power, it can be used to hurt or to heal, and perhaps this is why people respond so variably to it. For some people, silence means loneliness, isolation, or awkwardness. This can be exercised to indicate emotional withdrawal, disapproval, or even punishment. We eagerly discuss the power of silence with Mr. Javaid Amirali. He carefully explores multiple features like physical, mental, and emotional benefits associated with silence. The speaker adequately provides multiple tools by relating those with scientific benefits and personal experiences.
In this session, Alwaez Kamaluddin talks about how Religion can be a source of strength and inspiration during the time of crisis and how it can give hope to mankind about their future.
Renowned speaker Alwaez Kamaluddin Ali Muhammad discusses the need to grasp and cope with grief and loss as they are part and parcel of everyone’s life. There are diverse practices to celebrate happiness, but there is a distinct way to express grief and loss. The speaker defines the notion and provides various tools and ways to cope with grieving situations in our lives.
Everyone sees the unseen in proportion to the clarity of his heart, and that depends upon how much he has polished it. Whoever has polished it more sees more - more unseen forms become manifest to him.” ~ Rumi This quote refers to a mystical Islamic belief and practice in which Muslims seek to find the truth of divine love and knowledge through the direct personal experience of God. To know more about it, watch Sufism and Mysticism.
The WAP Sisterhood, together with Tasneem Virani, is back with Part 2 of a two-part series designed to help you build better bonds in lockdown. Increase your understanding of human emotions and learn tools to grow positive relationships with both yourself and with others.
Post-secondary students from across Canada come together in a Jeopardy-style show to vie for trivia mastery.
Aga Khan Education Services Bangladesh hosted an event on the occasion of the 25th Anniversary of the Aga Khan Education Services in Bangladesh. The Future of Education in Bangladesh was presented by Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, Founder, and Chairman of BRAC within the beautiful setting of the Ismaili Jamatkhana and Centre in Dhaka.
Dr. Firoz Verjee provides a photographic exploration of Antarctica and shares his knowledge and expertise to inspire the Jamat. This presentation is a collaboration between National ITREB and AKEB.
There are different learning styles and various types of learners, like an auditory learner, visual learner, kinesthetic learner, etc. As academicians, we dearly need to learn how to properly accommodate strategies in planning the lessons to entertain all these diverse kinds of gifted learners. This session intends to develop some essential skills in teachers regarding lesson planning to constructively and proactively engage different sorts of learners.
Join AKEB Tanzania as they showcase opportunities for higher education in Tanzania through a panel of guest speakers who have shared their experience about how their education in Tanzania has supported their career path.
Laughter Yoga is a modern exercise involving prolonged voluntary laughter. When you start laughing, your chemistry changes, your physiology changes, your chances to experience happiness are much greater. Join us and prepare your body and mind for happiness.
In swirls of gas and dust, planets are being born. So-called protoplanetary discs whirl around a central star, with the potential to one day form into a solar system like ours. Using high-resolution images of outer space and computer modeling, astronomer Farzana Meru takes you on a wondrous journey to explore the birth and evolution of planets.

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