Aga Khan Music Awards: Inaugural Awards Ceremony Lisbon, Portugal – 31 March 2019 – Part 2
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.
Asin Khan Langa is a vocalist and sarangi player who performs folk music and Sufi poetry sung to both traditional and improvised accompaniment. Enjoy this performance from the 2019 Aga Khan Music Awards.
At a momentous and celebratory event held at the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation in Lisbon, the Aga Khan Music Awards reached a crescendo, as His Excellency President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, Mawlana Hazar Imam, and Prince Amyn awarded prizes to ten laureates, representing 13 countries around the world.