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Prince Amyn receives Medal of Honour of the City of Porto

At a ceremony in Porto, Northern Portugal on 9 July, Prince Amyn was conferred with the Medal of Honour of the City by Mayor Mr Rui Moreira, in recognition of his patronage of the arts.

The distinction was also presented to Alberto Martins, former minister of Justice and former Member of Parliament of the Socialist Party.

As Portugal’s second largest city, Porto is known for its heritage, industry, and culture. At certain points in its history, the city has been occupied by the Celtic people, the Roman empire, and the Umayyad dynasty, which has lent a diverse character to the urban area. Porto’s historical core was proclaimed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1996.

Speaking at the ceremony, which took place at the Mayor’s official residence on the anniversary of the arrival of the liberal army to Porto in 1832, Mayor Rui Moreira said: “Today we present the city’s Medal of Honour to a great patron of the arts with a concern for tolerance.”

Municipal medals aim to recognise distinguished individuals for their personal merits or civic deeds as well as municipal officials for the performance of their duties. The Medal of Honour of the City acknowledges those who have rendered services of exceptional relevance, or who have distinguished themselves in areas of human activity.

The conferral of the Medal of Honour of the City, grants the awarded individual the title of ‘Citizen of Porto’ and the collective entity the title of ‘Benefactor of Porto.’ The Medal of Honour of the City of Porto features an allegory and the heraldic symbol of the city in gold.

Earlier this year, in May, the Mayor of Porto conferred Mawlana Hazar Imam with the Keys to the City of Porto for his contribution “not only to Portugal, but also to Europe and to the world,” and to the betterment of society globally. Upon receiving the honour, Hazar Imam lauded Portugal for building a strong pluralist society.

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2019 August 5 - 8: Prince Amyn Aga Khan expected to visit Gilgit, Chitral, Hunza and Skardu.

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PRINCE AMYN IN CHITRAL TODAY. Prince Amyn Aga Khan is touring AKDN projects in Gilgit, Chitral, Hunza and Skardu from 5th to 8th of August 2019.

PHOTO: 2019, August 6,Prince Amyn at the residence of Fateh-ul-Mulk Ali Nasir in Chitral.



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PARIS, FRANCE - 2021, NOVEMBER 18: Prince Amyn #AgaKhan attends the Opera Comique Gala at Opera Comique in Paris, France. (Photo by Luc Castel/Getty Images) #Ismaili

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PRINCE AMYN AGA KHAN in Bahrain 2022-03-18

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2022-03-18: On the first day of his visit to the Kingdom of Bahrain, His Highness Prince Amyn Muhammad Agha Khan visited a number of cultural landmarks in Bahrain, on Friday the 18th of March, as His Highness was welcomed by Her Excellency Shaikha Mai bint Mohammed Al Khalifa, President of Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities, visiting the Bahrain National Theatre, Bab Al Bahrain, and Bahrain National Museum.

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PRINCE AMYN AGA KHAN in Bahrain 2022-03-18

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Agha Khan Music Program workshop concluded yesterday Friday 18 March at the Cultural Hall, which was presented to a number of musicians in the Kingdom of Bahrain, in the presence of His Highness Prince Amin Agha Khan.

The workshop focused on reading the creative process of Agha Khan band’s senior musical works in the light of traditional and contemporary music, including a free session of various musical instruments, as well as advanced lessons in improvisation and composing between cultures.

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HH Prince Amyn Aga Khan informed about Bahrain's cultural achievements

Manama, Mar. 20 (BNA): His Highness Prince Amyn Muhammad Aga Khan paid a visit to the Kingdom of Bahrain on March 18 and 19 during which he met with President of Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities (BACA), Shaikha Mai bint Mohammed Al Khalifa. He was informed about the kingdom’s main cultural and civilizational achievements and visited landmarks in Manama and Muharraq.

Shaikha Mai praised the visit, stressing the importance of cooperation with the Aga Khan Foundation, pointing out the Aga Khan Award for Architecture which was won by Muharraq in 2019 and subsequently the kingdom reserved a seat in its steering committee.

Shaikha Mai informed HH Prince Amyn Muhammad Aga Khan about Bahrain’s cultural movement and achievements aimed at attracting the quality cultural tourism.

HH Prince Amyn Muhammad Aga Khan visited many cultural sites, including Bahrain National Museum, Bab Bahrain, Bu Maher Fort, the Information Centre, The Pearl Route, which is registered on the UNESCO’s World Heritage List, and Shaikh Ibrahim bin Mohammed Al Khalifa Centre for Culture and Research. He attended at the end of his visit a musical concert by the Aga Khan band of senior musicians. The concert was organised in cooperation with the Aga Khan Musical Programme. He also attended a lecture on dialogue between cultures through arts, which was hosted by Bahrain National Museum and delivered by Dr Ulrike Al-Kamis, the Director and Chief Executive of the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto, Canada.


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PRINCE AMYN AGA KHAN Lisbon 2022-07-08 Music Lisbon

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Lisbon, 8 July 2022

At the Castelo de Sao Jorge in the presence of President Rebello de Souza of Portugal and Prince Amyn Aga Khan.

VIDEO: http://ismaili.net/timeline/2022/2022-0 ... usic-1.mp4



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2022, July 19: Prince Amyn Aga Khan visited the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto, Canada. The next day on July 20, he attended the banquet in honour of the donors of the Museum.

These are pics from the 19th when Prince Amyn Aga Khan arrived at the Museum on what will be soon known as the Aga Khan Boulevard in Toronto.

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Admin wrote: Thu Jul 14, 2022 10:28 pm Aga Khan Master Musician and Guest Artist

Lisbon, 8 July 2022

At the Castelo de Sao Jorge in the presence of President Rebello de Souza of Portugal and Prince Amyn Aga Khan.

VIDEO: http://ismaili.net/timeline/2022/2022-0 ... usic-1.mp4

MORE PHOTOS from https://the.ismaili/global/news/institu ... -musicians

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Prince Amyn Aga Khan presented with an Honourary Citizenship of the City of Houston by Mayor Sylvester Turner

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Shortly after his arrival in Houston yesterday, Prince Amyn met with Houston Mayor, the Honorable Sylvester Turner at City Hall. During their meeting, the Mayor bestowed Prince Amyn with an Honorary Citizenship of the City of Houston.

Prince Amyn is in Houston to review progress on the construction of the Ismaili Center, Houston — a new building incorporating spaces for social and cultural gathering, intellectual engagement, reflection, and spiritual contemplation being built by the Ismaili Community across from Buffalo Bayou Park in the heart of Houston.

During their meeting, Mayor Turner commended Prince Amyn for his “unselfish public service for the benefit and welfare of humanity” and presented him with a certificate of honorary citizenship.

The Mayor also highlighted the success Prince Amyn has “achieved in economic, social, and cultural development for communities around the world.” As a token of his high esteem, Mayor Turner also appointed Prince Amyn as a Goodwill Ambassador of the City of Houston.

Following their meeting, the Mayor and Prince Amyn viewed an exhibition at City Hall of the 20 shortlisted projects selected for the 15th cycle of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture.

On Thursday, Prince Amyn will be joined by Mayor Turner at a luncheon with civil society leaders and elected officials, where they will share reflections on the Ismaili Center, Houston.

The event will be live streamed on The Ismaili TV. Click here for more details

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Prince Amyn met with the Honorable Mayor Sylvester Turner at City Hall. During their meeting, the Mayor bestowed Prince Amyn with an Honorary Citizenship of the City of Houston. Mayor Turner commended Prince Amyn for his “unselfish public service for the benefit and welfare of humanity” as he presented him with a certificate of honorary citizenship and appointed Prince Amyn as a Goodwill Ambassador of the City of Houston.
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(ANSA) - PARIS, 04 NOV - On the occasion of the 240th anniversary of the birth of Niccolò Paganini, the presentation event of the 57th was held yesterday at the Italian Embassy in Paris, under the patronage of the President of the Republic edition of the international violin competition "Paganini Prize".

In the presence of the President of the Liguria Region Giovanni Toti, the Mayor of Genoa Marco Bucci and the President of the Paganini Award Giovanni Panebianco, Ambassador Emanuela D'Alessandro welcomed personalities from the Italian and French institutional, economic and cultural world to seal the international launch of a cultural event that represents a true excellence of our country: "the deep cultural ties between Italy and France that the Quirinale Treaty calls us to renew and strengthen - he said - draw new life and new impetus from initiatives such as that of the Paganini Prize : thanks to the action of local authorities and their respective cultural institutions, our two countries are part of a virtuous dynamic of dialogue and the construction of a common cultural heritage, the promotion of excellence in the arts of music and entertainment, as well as the creation of new opportunities for young people in a sector that today deserves even more support and skills ntion after the particular difficulties of the pandemic years ".

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INterview PRINCE AMYN AGA KHAN Paris 2022-11-08 Sud

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2022, November 9 to 13: The Carrousel du Louvre opens its doors to the Fine Arts Paris & La Biennale, from November 9 to 13. On that occasion Prince Amyn Aga Khan who has been associated to the world of Art was interviewed by the French radio station SUD RADIO on 8 November 2022. It is a long 52 minutes interview in French where Prince Amyn talks of his life with his brother, Prince Karim Aga Khan IV, his interaction with his grandfather and father, with Begum Mata Salamat. The interview covers a broad range of subjects including the philanthropy philosophy of his family, his study at Harvard, his interest playing piano in his youth, his work at the United Nation, the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto and more.

We expect to be able to post soon an original French transcript and a n English translation by the staff at ismaili.net.

The VIDEO interview is available in the post below

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"Avec mon frère, on a toujours été très complice" - Le Prince Amyn Aga Khan

Le Prince Amyn Aga Khan : un titre héréditaire, un nom mythique, une immense fortune au service du mécénat . L’Aga Khan c’est aussi la Bégum dont le vol des bijoux a jadis défrayé la chronique. Il raconte le domaine de Chantilly dont il assure la sauvegarde, Karim Aga Khan IV, son frère, qui se consacre aux chevaux de course et sa passion pour l’art. Il est membre du Comité d’Honneur du Salon Fine Arts paris & la Biennale cette semaine au Carrousel du Louvre

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZwJw6UW2HN8

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