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2004-05-22 Madrid

2004, May 22: Madrid, Spain: Former South African president Nelson Mandela and his wife Graca Machel landed in Madrid for the wedding, as did former Czech President Vaclav Havel and the presidents of Portugal, Colombia, El Salvador and Nicaragua. Royalty arriving in Madrid included Dutch Queen Beatrix, the kings and queens of Belgium and Sweden, the Aga Khan and the crown princes of Norway and Bahrein. About 30 heads of state or government as well as scores of royalty were expected to attend the wedding.

Masterpieces of Islamic Art to be displayed at the Caixa Foundation - 2009-06-04

2009, June 4: Madrid, Spain - Masterpieces of Islamic Art from the Collection of the Aga Khan Museum exhibition that is to be held at the Caixa Foundation in Madrid, Spain. [12.00 horas: S.M. El Rey y el Aga Khan inauguran la exposici

ALLIANCE OF CIVILIZATIONS FIRST FORUM - 2008-01-15

2008, January 15: The Alliance of Civilizations First Forum will be held in Madrid's Municipal Convention Centre (Av. de la Capital de Espa

KING JUAN CARLOS HONORS H. H. The Aga Khan - 1988-06-01

King Juan Carlos of Spain, in July, presented Mawlana Hazar Imam with the Gold Medal for architecture at a ceremony at the Royal Palace, Madrid.
Mawlana Hazar Imam is the first recipient, outside Spain, to be given this honor by the Higher Council of Spanish architects, in recognition of his contribution to conservation and to the development of the profession.

HONOURS CONFERRED ON H. H. The Aga Khan BY KING JUAN CARLOS - 1991-11-22

At a ceremony at the Zarzuela Palace in Madrid, on November 22nd 1991, His Majesty King Juan Carlos conferred on Mawlana Hazar Imam the Gran Cruz del Merito Civil. The award, one of Spain's most important civil decorations, was presented on the recommendation of the country's Foreign Minister.
In 1987, King Juan Carlos presented Hazar Imam with the Medalla de Oro del Consejo Superior de Colegios de Arquitectos at a ceremony at the Royal Palace in the presence of members of the Spanish Architectural Association.

Hazar Imam's visit to Madrid for Prince Felipe's wedding - THE AGA KHAN AND BEGUM INAARA ATTEND PRINCE FELIPPE'S WEDDING - 2004-05-22

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www.ismaili.net

Former South African president Nelson Mandela and his wife Graca Machel landed in Madrid for the wedding, as did former Czech President Vaclav Havel and the presidents of Portugal, Colombia, El Salvador and Nicaragua. Royalty arriving in Madrid included Dutch Queen Beatrix, the kings and queens of Belgium and Sweden, the Aga Khan and the crown princes of Norway and Bahrein. About 30 heads of state or government as well as scores of royalty were expected to attend the wedding.http://www.elmundo.es/especiales/2004/04/espana/bodareal/reportaje_llegada28.html
Point de Vue 18 May 2004 page 33

The Islamic Worlds in the Aga Khan Museum Collection - 2009-06-25

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World Bulletin / News Desk

Madrid is currently hosting the exhibition "The Islamic Worlds in the Aga Khan Museum Collection" which shows some of the greatest treasures of Islamic art, from ancient al-Andalus to India.

The exhibition, available until September 6, 2009, will travel several other cities such as Barcelona, Onculture.eu said.

The art, the history, the traditions and the geographies of the Islamic world from the Far East to the Iberian Peninsula are the subjects of the exhibition The Worlds of Islam in the Aga Khan Museum Collection.

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