Category Archives: Ismaili Centres

Aga Khan museum being built near Don Mills and Eglinton in Toronto

Ten things Toronto can look forward to in 2013 One year ends, a new one arrives, and with it hopes for something better. However irrational, that is the expectation for 2013 — that things will improve for Toronto. Let’s face … Continue reading

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Reflecting on 25 years of the Ismaili Centre, Burnaby

On 23 August 1985, then Prime Minister of Canada, Brian Mulroney, officially opened the Ismaili Centre, Burnaby in the presence of Mawlana Hazar Imam and then Premier of British Columbia, Bill Bennett. The opening of the first Ismaili Centre in North America … Continue reading

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New chapter in Canadian Ismaili story set to unfold in the Don Mills neighbourhood of Toronto

The Toronto neighbourhood of Don Mills is one of the city’s most diverse neighbourhoods — indeed, it is counted among the most diverse in Canada. “This is a very unique place,” says Mohamed Dhanani. “It’s incredible to see families and … Continue reading

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Dubai: Ismaili Centre Recognise as a Patron of the Arts

The Ismaili Centre, Dubai was recently recognised by the Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) with the inaugural Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Patrons of the Arts Award. The award — whose establishment was announced in March 2009 … Continue reading

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Croydon: South London Jamatkhana

Croydon: South London Jamatkhana Three large houses have been used to form this building: part of these was formerly used as a private school. The Jamatkhana is, as I understand it, a centre for the study of Ismaili, which is … Continue reading

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Looking back on 25 years of the Ismaili Centre, London

This building is more than simply a place of congregation. Through the quality of its design and workmanship, it will be a bridge between the culture of the community’s roots and that of its future as well as a symbol … Continue reading

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