Category Archive: Art and Culture

Woodpecker and Salmon at Morningside Park, and Scenes of Transition from Autumn to Winter at Aga Khan Park

Malik Merchant continues his picture taking, and experiences the beautiful seasonal transformation that is underway in parks, creeks and forests of Toronto. From beautiful autumn colours to barren trees, the pictures encapsulate the wonders of nature from one day to the next. Malik covers the Aga Khan Park in his spirited outing!

Nature Pictures Inspired by His Highness the Aga Khan III’s Appreciation of the Glories of Nature

Mawlana Sultan Mahomed Shah was a lover of nature. We pay a tribute to him on the 144th anniversary of his birth with photos of nature and human ingenuity, as well as videos of struggles in the everyday life of living things that humans also have to face and overcome.

Editor’s Choice: 7 Ismaili Songs You Must Listen To

A collection of seven beautiful songs sung by Ismailis and non-Ismailis that will raise our spirits to new levels.

Parks, Forests, Gardens and Trails of Toronto Through the Lens of Malik Merchant: The Superb East Don Trail

Malik Merchant ventures to see a beautiful trail filled with wildlife, tall trees and shrubs, swamps and more in the heart of Toronto! A MUST SEE AND SHARE ARTICLE.

Aga Khan Park’s Story on the Tulip, and Ottawa’s Fantastic 2021 Tulip Festival Through the Lens of Nurin Merchant

Nurin Merchant’s love of nature is clearly seen in this fantastic series of photos from the 2021 Ottawa Tulip Festival. The Toronto Aga Khan displays about the tulip are incorporated into the piece making Nurin’s photo essay highly informative and educational for both young and old alike.

“DOORS” – A Photographic Tribute to Late Shiraz Bandali of Edmonton, Canada

Simergphotos is pleased to present an excellent collection of photos of “DOORS” that were captured by Shiraz Bandali of Edmonton, Canada, during his trip with his family to Morocco, Spain and Portugal. A passionate photographer, Shiraz alas passed away too early. This collection is a tribute to him as well as a celebration of his life.

Aga Khan Park: Make it Your Family Destination as Park Tells Story of Navroz and Spring Through Beautifully Illustrated Panels

The Aga Khan Park has displayed panels about Navroz and spring that are both educational and beautiful. Simergphotos brings you highlights of this wonderful outdoor exhibition. If you are in Toronto, GO TO Aga Khan Park and take your children with you.

A Beautiful Rendition of Nashid al Imamah by Afraaz Mulji at Aga Khan Museum

Ismaili musician Afraaz Mulji performs at the Aga Khan Museum and on July 11, 2020 plays a rendition of the Nashid al Imamah.