The competition to select the top Iranian Qari in Tarteel category was held on January 30 with the participation of 11 Quran reciters who were the winners of the five previous editions of the national Quran competition.
Mohammad Mahdi Beigi, Mohammad Javad Javari and Ali Qanbari from Tehran, Hesam Qane’i from Fars, Foad Mowlavi from Kordestan, Hojat-ol-Islam Amin Seidi from Kermanshah, Mahdi Keshavarz from Fars, Ehsan Mohammadi from Khorasan Razavi, Behzad Sadeqzadeh from Ardabil, Mohammad Javad Nasiri from Esfahan and Seyyed Reza Hosseini from Zanjan were the 11 Qaris who competed in the selection contest.
The competition’s panel of judges comprised 8 internationally known Iranian Quran experts, including Mohammad Reza Pourzargari, Abbas Emamjom’ah, Rahim Khaki, Amin Pouya, Mohsen Yarahmadi, Saleh Atharifard, Hamidreza Mostafid and Hossein Akhavan Aqdam.
The Tarteel recitation category has been added to this year’s international Quran competition for the first time.
The 37th edition of Iran’s International Holy Quran competition will be held in the holy city of Mashhad in April.