Lions Gate Jamatkhana North Vancouver, BC - FNDA Design

Lions Gate Jamatkhana North Vancouver, BC – FNDA Design

A winner of multiple awards, including the Award of Distinction for Architecture in Interior Design from the District of North Vancouver, this facility is comprised of a prayer hall, ante-room, foyer, support space, classrooms, library, commercial kitchen, 3 squash courts, multipurpose hall with stage for performing arts, and special lighting for sports and social events.

ICERV (Ismaili Community Engaged in Responsible Volunteering) sponsors 9th Annual World Peace Day Inter-faith Prayer Service

ICERV (Ismaili Community Engaged in Responsible Volunteering) sponsors 9th Annual World Peace Day Inter-faith Prayer Service

via chicagotribune.com – The ninth annual World Peace Day Inter-faith Prayer Service will be held on Wednesday, January 1st, 2:30 pm at the North Central College Wentz Concert Hall, 171 E. Chicago Avenue in Naperville. The theme is year is “Embracing Differences in Our Changing Community.” This service includes participation from Muslim, Buddhist, Christian, Jewish,…

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Maputo Jamatkhana

At the heart of the port city of Maputo, capital of Mozambique, stands a building that testifies to the long history of the Ismaili Muslim community in the region. The Maputo Jamatkhana is located a short distance from the heart of the old city’s baixa (commercial area). Flanked by two intricately carved glass-wall minarets, the…

The Aga Khan – Ismaili Centre – Commemorating 40 years of Uganda Asians settlement in the UK

The Aga Khan – Ismaili Centre – Commemorating 40 years of Uganda Asians settlement in the UK

via Promota Africa Magazine – Ugandan Asians held a reception at Ismaili Centre on 2 July 2013 to commemorating the 40th anniversary of the settlement in the UK of the Asian communities from Uganda. One of the objectives of the event was to promote stronger ties between Ugandan Asians and their former country. A number…

Jamat of Charun-Oveer Chitral Celebrates 77th Birthday of Ismaili Imam with the Opening of New Jamat Khana

Jamat of Charun-Oveer Chitral Celebrated 77th Birthday of Ismaili Imam with the Opening of New Jamat Khana

Report Munir Hussyn Fatimi, via chitraltoday.net – ZAIT (Upper Chitral), Dec 13: The 77th birthday of His Highness Prince Karim Aga Kga was celebrated with the opening of a newly-constructed landmark Jamaat Khana at Charun-Oveer. A large number of people from the Ismaili community belonging to different villages attended the grand ceremony. Six ox and…

John Stackhouse - Editor-in-Chief of the Globe and Mail delivers 2013 Ismaili Centre Lecture

John Stackhouse – Editor-in-Chief of the Globe and Mail delivers 2013 Ismaili Centre Lecture

John Stackhouse, Editor-in-chief of the Globe and Mail, has interviewed His Highness the Aga Khan on more than one occasion. On December 1, 2013, Stackhouse delivered the second annual Ismaili Centre Lecture, a series of intellectually stimulating speaker-based events held at the Centre in Burnaby, Canada. The lectures encourage exchange and mutual understanding between diverse…

Memories of Fridays in Mwanza, Tanzania

Excerpt: Fridays, however were different, because, apart from the kiosks, which closed in the afternoons, other vendors came out around four, and set up their baskets or platters on the footpaths along the shops, and especially close to the Aga Khan School, in the main street. The Mwanza Ismaili community, who had a large population…

Food Service Alliance | Economic Planning Board for Ontario

The Food Service Alliance (FSA) will be holding their official launch event on Sunday, October 20, 2013 at Willowdale Jamatkhana from 9:30am to 12:30 pm. FSA will bring together Ismaili’s in the Food Service Industry (Wholesale, Retail, Food Production, Distribution, Health Food, Catering, Packaging Good, Food Storage etc.) to facilitate networking opportunities and sharing of best practices to…