Technical briefing for media - Foundation Ceremony for the Ismaili Centre,
the Aga Khan Museum and Park to take place in Toronto, Friday

TORONTO, May 27 /CNW Telbec/ - On Friday, May 28, 2010, the Foundation Ceremony to mark the beginning of the development of the Ismaili Centre, the first-ever Aga Khan Museum for Islamic Art and Culture, and their Park will be held in Toronto's Don Mills' area.

Media are invited to a technical briefing prior to the Foundation Ceremony where representatives from the three projects will be on hand to provide information and insight on these new institutions.

    WHAT:  Technical Briefing for media for the Ismaili Centre, Toronto, the
           Aga Khan Museum, and Park

    WHEN:  Friday, May 28, 2010 from 12:15 to 1pm

    WHERE: 49 Wynford Drive, Toronto

    WHO:   Representatives from the 3 projects including:

           - Charles Correa and Nondita Correa, architects of the Ismaili
             Centre Toronto
           - Diarmuid Nash, Dan Teramura, Drew Wesley of Moriyama & Teshima
             Planners Canadian architects of record for the 3 projects
           - Vladimir Djurovic, landscape architect of the Park
           - Luis Monreal, General Manager, Aga Khan Trust for Culture
           - Zool Samji, Chairman, Imara (Wynford Drive), Ltd.

Media are required to register for this event in advance at . Media accredited with the Canadian Parliamentary Press Gallery as well as those already registered for the Foundation ceremony will have access to technical briefing. As space is limited, we apologize in advance for not being able to accommodate all requests.

Note that media parking on site is limited.

SOURCE Aga Khan Council for Canada

For further information: For further information: Farid Damji, Aga Khan Council for Canada, (416) 425-9238,; Jennifer Morrow, Aga Khan Foundation Canada, (613) 237-2532 ext 120 (or mobile),

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