The competition was underway in the southern city of Shiraz.
The participants competed in three sections- university students, staff and university professors- in such categories as Tahqiq recitation, Tarteel recitation, memorization, and Tawasheeh (religious singing).
According to the panel of judges, Seyed Mostafa Hosseini from Qazvin came first in the recitation category of the students’ section, while Yusuf Qanbari from Zanjan and Seyed Hamid Reza Hedayati from Shiraz came first in the staff and professors’ sections respectively.
In memorization, the winners were Mohsen Mohammadi from Isfahan (students), Khaled Ruhin Ahli from Shiraz (staff) and Mehdi Rajabi from Kashan (professors).
In the women’s division, Inqam Jarfi from Dezful, Fatemeh Rahmanpoor from Qazvin, Samaneh Najafi from Gonabad, Kosar Nadem Buini from Gilan, Maryam Azizi from Yazd, Zeinab Masoumi Pouya from Arak, Shima Momeni, Naeemeh Davodi from Kashan and Tahereh Qassemi from Golestan were the top rank winners in different categories.