19:25 - March 01, 2018
News ID: 3465304
TEHRAN (IQNA) – The 6th edition of the European Quran competition will open with recitation of verses from the Holy Quran by prominent Iranian Qari Rahim Khaki.


The opening ceremony is planned to be held in the Islamic Centre Hamburg, in Germany, on Friday.

A speech by Ayatollah Ramezani, director of the center, and Tawasheeh (religious singing) performances by Noor Tawasheeh Group will be among the programs at the ceremony.

Khaki has travelled to Hamburg to serve as a member of the competition’s panel of judges.

He also held a workshop on teaching Quran recitation at the Islamic center.

Khaki heads the Quranic Art and Technologies Incubator Center, and is an advisor to Iran’s Minister of Sports and Youth.

Slated for March 2-4, the competition will be held for Muslims from different European countries.

It is aimed at promoting the Quranic culture and teachings, paving the way for growth of Quranic talents, enhancing unity among European Quran activists and serving as a venue for Qaris and memorizers to exchange their experiences.

It will be organized in two separate sections for men and women in categories such as Quran recitation, Quran memorization, Tawasheeh, and Adhan (call to prayers).

According to the organizers, followers of all Islamic schools of thought living in Europe can take part in the Quranic event.

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