Prince Rahim attended the Jubilee Games on 23 July where he met with athletes, volunteers and spectators. He took in a number of sports matches and had a chance to tour the Global Village.
The Jubilee Games Global Concert is a featured signature event, which embraces our diversity and celebrates our unity through music and culture. Watch this recording of the live webcast of this event now.
Dubai, 25 July 2016 — Prince Rahim’s presence at some of Day 2’s matches added to the intensity felt by athletes today.
If the international Ismaili community were to have its own town square, it would most certainly feel like the Global Village — a Jubilee Games hub where visitors can meet one another and experience the music, art and culture of their Ismaili brothers and sisters from around the world.
The Opening Ceremony celebrates the official start of the 2016 Jubilee Games. Watch the live webcast of this event at TheIsmaili.org/live starting just before 4:00 PM GST (Dubai time).
The 2016 Jubilee Games sports action began on the morning of Friday, 22 July with matches that had spectators on the edge of their seats.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 23 July 2016 — UAE’s Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development, His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan today launched the 2016 Jubilee Games. The event is the emirate’s first intra-community global sports tournament.
While most of the Jubilee Games events will be held at the Dubai World Trade Centre, several other locations in the viscinity will be used for certain sports. Here's the information you need to know on the Games' venues.
The Jubilee Games Fanous was celebrated across all seven regions of the United States, where the American Jamat resides.
Excitement is building as over 2 000 athletes, 2 400 volunteers and 11 000 spectators from around the world have arrived in Dubai for the 2016 Jubilee Games.
Dubai, 23 July 2016 — Prince Rahim arrived at the Dubai World Trade Centre this afternoon, as athletes, spectators and volunteers prepared for the Opening Ceremony of the 2016 Jubilee Games.
Inside the Global Village, relax and recharge, engage in cultural exchange, unite with Jubilee Games participants from around the world, and partake in interactive activities to make your Jubilee Games experience a memorable one.
Over the past several weeks, Ismailis across Canada were brought together by the Jubilee Games Fanous, and in a few day’s time over 330 athletes and coaching staff from Canada will take in its glow in Dubai together with their brothers and sisters from around the world.
With the 2016 Jubilee Games just a few days away, Team Pakistan’s practice sessions are well underway. This video captures the rigour and passion with which the Pakistani athletes are training for the Games.
Over the past three months, the Team United Kingdom Jubilee Games Fanous has been on an epic journey across the continent, visiting jamats in Germany, Sweden and across the UK. Watch as UK athletes carry the Fanous to famous London landmarks on its way back to the Ismaili Centre, London.
After travelling to Germany and Sweden, and all across the United Kingdom, the Jubilee Games Fanous is on its way to the Ismaili Centre, London. Watch as it visits landmarks in the British capital in the hands of Team UK athletes.
The 2016 Jubilee Games Theme Song embodies the essence of the Jubilee Games for athletes, volunteers and spectators alike. The Jubilee Games Organising Team hopes the song will resonate with the global Jamat.
Ottawa, 12 July 2016 — Mawlana Hazar Imam’s 59th Imamat Day was celebrated on Thursday at the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat at a reception organised by the AKDN Resident Representative for Canada. The Honourable Senator Peter Harder addressed the gathering on behalf of the government.
11 July 2016 — Mawlana Hazar Imam has graciously consented to marking the 60th year of his Imamat as the Diamond Jubilee. The news was announced on the occasion of Imamat Day by the Ismaili Leaders’ International Forum and the national Ismaili Councils in Jamatkhanas around the world.
Dubai, 8 July 2016 — The leading body for the development of sport in Dubai has formally extended its support to the 2016 Jubilee Games. The association with the Dubai Sports Council is expressed in an updated version of the Jubilee Games signature, which was released today.