Monthly Archives: May 2010

Mawlana Hazar Imam is awarded Honourary Canadian Citizenship as he is joined by Prime Minister for Foundation Ceremony in Toronto

Toronto, 28 May 2010 — Mawlana Hazar Imam and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper were in Toronto today to mark the Foundation of the Ismaili Centre, the Aga Khan Museum and their Park situated in the city’s Don Mills area. “Together, these three … Continue reading

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The Aga Khan Award For Architecture 2010: Modern Palmyra House Showcases Local Sustainable Materials

The Palmyra House is a vacation home in the south of Mumbai that resonates not just for its clean modern look but also for its rich selection of local sustainable materials. Situated on the coast of the Indian Ocean, this … Continue reading

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Aga Khan Awards for Architecture 2010: Chandgaon Mosque, Chittagong

This mosque on the suburban periphery of the port of Chittagong in Bangladesh seeks to fulfil the traditional role of a mosque as both a place of spirituality and as a gathering place for the community. The architect began by … Continue reading

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Muslim Leader Seeks to Make Canada a Model for the World

The new Ismaili Centre being built in Toronto will include the biggest Islamic museum in the English-speaking world He is a jet-setting billionaire, owner of one of the world’s renowned horse-racing stud farms, and an admired philanthropist who briefly called … Continue reading

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Cash from Aga Khan Foundation walk to go directly to development projects

A group of Torontonians is gathering on Sunday to do something besides just talking the talk when it comes to assisting people in poverty across the globe. This Sunday, 10,000 Torontonians will walk the walk for the 26th Annual World … Continue reading

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Aga Khan back in Toronto

To most Canadians, he is known simply as the Aga Khan. Few are likely to know much more about the man, considered to be the spiritual leader of the Shia Ismaili Muslims, a community made up of more than 30,000 … Continue reading

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Foundation Ceremony for the Ismaili Centre, the Aga Khan Museum and Park to take place in Toronto, Friday

TORONTO, May 27 /CNW Telbec/ – On Friday, May 28, 2010, the Foundation Ceremony to mark the beginning of the development of the Ismaili Centre, the first-ever Aga Khan Museum for Islamic Art and Culture, and their Park will be … Continue reading

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