DOHA (Web Desk) The second edition of “Katara Award” international Quran recitation competition will be organized with 1429 participants in Qatar.According to Al-Sharq newspaper, Khalid ibn Ibrahim Al-Sulaiti, director general of Katara Cultural Foundation in Qatar, said “Adorn your voice with Quran” is the motto of this edition of the competition.It will be broadcast in a special program on Qatar TV during the holy month of Ramadan, he added.Al-Sulaiti said that 1273 Qaris from 18 Arab countries and.
156 representatives from 37 non-Arab countries will compete in the preliminary stage of the event.He pointed out that the Northern Arab-African countries took the lead with 597 participations followed by Egypt and Sudan with 498 participations, Non-Arab countries with 156 participations, Iraq and Syria with 109 and the PGCC countries with 69.The participants should read three parts from the Holy Quran. The duration of each part must not exceed five minutes and two parts
Should be read with Tajweed in accordance with the known maqams.The Prize Competition Manager, Khalid Abdulrahim Al-Sayed, said that the participants will compete through 20 episodes, each of which will see five participants compete.Only one participant from each episode will be chosen for the semi-final,which consists of five episodes, each of which will see four competitors and only one will be qualified for the final stage of the competition,where the five.
Winners will be announced.Al-Sayed noted that the final jury committee consists of six members, three certified in Qira’at and rules of Tajweed and three specialists in maqams and voices evaluation.A total of QR1.5m will be distributed to the winners. The first place will win QR500,000, the second place will receive QR400,000, and the third winner QR300,000. The fourth and fifth prize winners will take home QR200,000 and QR100,000 respectively.The first edition of.
The Quran competition was held for 21 days in the holy month of Ramadan in 2017 and representatives from Libya, Egypt and Morocco won the first to the third ranks respectively.