Meet the ‘Skate Girls of Kabul’ through photo exhibition — By Mary Achkhanian on Gulf News com

Series of portraits show young girls participating in a unique programme called Skateistan Award-winning British photographer Jessica Fulford-Dobson during an interview at her exhibition ‘Skate Girls of Kabul’ at the Ismaili Centre Dubai. – Image Credit:Clint Egbert/Gulf News Dubai: A new photo exhibition showcasing a series of striking portraits of young Afghan girls skateboarding in…

Video: Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Diamond Jubilee visit to the UAE

If you missed the showings in Jamatkhana, the film of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Diamond Jubilee visit to the United Arab Emirates is now available online. This 25-minute film recounts the preparations by the UAE Jamat, and the programme undertaken by Mawlana Hazar Imam during his four-day visit. Source; The Ismaili ->>>>><<<<<-

“Lessons in pluralism” — Khaleej Times com article about how the Aga Khan Education service is educating one to four years old children in diverse languages at Dubai Ismaili Centre

Sarah Young / 29 July 2013 An early learning childcare centre in Dubai is helping spread the ideals of pluralism and tolerance amongst the new generation, with a two-language focused approach. A little girl is playing with her dolls, while her mother watches. She’s chattering away – to each doll in a different language. Her…

Ismaili Centre, Dubai hosts dialogue on social entrepreneurship – The Ismaili News

Panelists on stage at the Ismaili Centre, Dubai discuss social entrepreneurship initiatives that address local, regional and global matters. Photo: Digitali Studios A recent event at the Ismaili Centre, Dubai explored the growing role that social entrepreneurship is playing in the Middle East and around the world. Titled Uniting Nations through Social Entrepreneurship, the event…

The Iconic Ismaili Centre in Dubai by Muslim and Nevin Harji @Simerg

Dubai’s Jewel: The Ismaili Community’s Congregational Space “This new Centre is itself a profoundly spiritual place. Its defining symbolism is inspired by the Fatimid tradition — stretching back over 1000 years and widely shared with sister traditions throughout the Islamic world….Just as Dubai is indeed a very special place, this is also a very special…

Orthopaedic Surgeon at Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH), discusses latest way to beat osteoarthritis in Dubai – Gulf News com

Doctor discusses latest way to beat osteoarthritis Latest technology available to manage osteoarthritis and osteoporosis ***** Dubai: Despite being in a country with abundant sunshine, many UAE residents, especially women, still suffer from osteoporosis, a doctor said in a health awareness seminar recently. Osteoporosis is a condition where bones are weak and fragile which can…

Video: Orchestra in Dubai expresses the harmony of the international Jamat through a unique musical compilation

In celebration of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Golden Jubilee, a Jamati orchestra in Dubai together with the Ismaili Council for the United Arab Emirates has produced a unique musical synthesis titled Frontierless Brotherhood — A Fusion of Diversity. The two-disc set reflects the cultures and heritage of Ismailis from around the world. The effort was inspired by Mawlana Hazar Imam’s…