At the Homage Ceremony to mark the beginning of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Diamond Jubilee, an ensemble of 22 Ismaili musicians from around the world joined together to perform an intricate piece of music — a devotional soundscape to accompany the historic event on 11 July 2017.
Meanwhile in Persia, the Qajar monarch grants the title of Aga Khan to Imam Hasan Ali Shah. Act V narrates the eventful life of Imam Sultan Mahomed Shah and pays glorious homage to Mawlana Hazar Imam including a film clip from Shah Karim’s Takht Nashini and a tribute to what will surely be his legacy: the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN).
The original 50-page Programme for the Ali to Karim production is available to view here »

A phoenix rises from the ashes – grace follows persecution; Imam Shams al-din Muhammad miraculously survives the destruction of Alamut at the hands of the Mongols. The Imams eventually move to Anjudan in Southern Iran where they become Sufi masters; emissaries spread the Ismaili faith to the Indian sub-continent.

The original 50-page Programme for the Ali to Karim production is available to view here »

After a dispute over the succession of Imamat at the Fatimid court in Cairo, the renowned fidai Hasan Sabbah establishes a network of castles in Iran, notably Alamut and Lamasar, that serve the Nizari lineage of Imams.

The original 50-page Programme for the Ali to Karim production is available to view here »

Imam al-Mahdi and his son al-Qaim emerge from their refuge in Salamiyya to lead an advance into Mahdia, a strategic naval base on the Mediterranean Sea, from where Imam al-Muizz ultimately builds Cairo and the great Fatimid Empire.

The original 50-page Programme for the Ali to Karim production is available to view here »
Ali to Karim – Act I: Early Ismailism / Dawr al-Satr (632 – 795)

A group of actors discover a world of books from which they share events of Ismaili history such as at Ghadir-e-Khum where Prophet Muhammad makes a pivotal statement about Hazrat Ali. This Act also depicts the Legend of the 7 Sleepers as it foretells the Cycle of Concealment.

The original 50-page Programme for the Ali to Karim production is available to view here »
This 58-minute film recounts the preparations by the Portugal Jamat, the Diamond Jubilee Celebration, and the programme undertaken by Mawlana Hazar Imam during his visit to Portugal in July 2018.
This 38-minute film recounts the preparations by the France Jamat, and the programme undertaken by Mawlana Hazar Imam during his June 2018 visit to France.

This 37-minute film recounts the history of the Ismaili community in East Africa, preparations by the Jamat, and the programme undertaken by Hazar Imam during his visit to the country in April 2018. The visit brought together Jamats from the jurisdictions of Kenya, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and the Republic of Malagasy.

Mawlana Hazar Imam travelled to the United States in March 2018 for his Diamond Jubilee visit. This 40-minute film recounts the Jubilee visit.

Mawlana Hazar Imam travelled to the United Arab Emirates in January 2018 for his Diamond Jubilee visit. This 25-minute film recounts the preparations by the UAE Jamat, and the programme undertaken by Mawlana Hazar Imam during his four-day visit.

In July 2008, Mawlana Hazar Imam visited the United Kingdom, where Her Majesty the Queen hosted a dinner in his honour. Hazar Imam also met with senior UK government leaders, including the Prime Minister, as well as senior Jamati and institutional leaders, and granted a Golden Jubilee Darbar at the ExCeL centre.

Mawlana Hazar Imam travelled to Pakistan in December 2017 for his Diamond Jubilee visit. This 56-minute film recounts the busy programme undertaken by Mawlana Hazar Imam during this historic 13-day visit to Pakistan, as well as preparations by the Jamat.

Mawlana Hazar Imam travelled to India in February 2018 for his Diamond Jubilee visit. This 50-minute film recounts the history of the Ismaili Imamat in India, preparations by the Jamat, and the programme undertaken by Mawlana Hazar Imam during his 10-day visit to the country.

Mawlana Hazar Imam visited London in June 2018 for his Diamond Jubilee visit to the United Kingdom. This 36-minute film recounts the preparations by the UK Jamat, and the programme undertaken by Mawlana Hazar Imam during his visit.

In October 2017, Mawlana Hazar Imam visited Uganda and Tanzania in celebration of his Diamond Jubilee.

The Aga Khan Centre was opened by HRH The Prince of Wales in the presence of Mawlana Hazar Imam on 26 June 2018 at an inauguration ceremony in Kings Cross, London, during Hazar Imam's Diamond Jubilee visit to the United Kingdom.

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