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Aga Khan announces new global prize for music
21 March 2018

The Awards, which come with US$ 500,000 in prizes, recognise exceptional creativity, promise, and enterprise in music performance, creation, education, preservation and revitalisation in societies across the world in which Muslims have a significant presence.

24 March 2018

The #IsmailiCentre #Dubai together with Art Week, the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto, Roshan Connects (the telecom operator in #Afghanistan) and the Consulate General of Canada in Dubai, hosted an...

24 March 2018
About 100 #teachers and #education stakeholders participated in the 3-day #workshop organised by @AKUGlobal in #Dar-es-Salaam, entitled "curriculum, culture and development in transitional societies". #AKDN Read article:
16 Mar 2018

Mobilising villages for development

Over 9,000 building projects have been documented and are now available on  They range from rural schools to urban water towers, from state-of-the-art skyscrapers to modest mud-brick structures.
As of 2017, the Aga Khan Award for Architecture will be 40 years old, making it the oldest major award in the field.
$1 million
One million dollars are shared among prize winners, as determined by the independent Master Jury.  Half the prize money is a grant for promoting the replicable aspects of the design.