14:35 - February 23, 2021
News ID: 3474066
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Forty Quran reciters and memorizers from different countries will compete in the final round of Iran’s 37th International Quran Competition next month.


Slated for March 6-11, the final stage will be hosted by the Soureh Hall of the Islamic Development Organization here in Tehran.

The performances of the contenders in both categories, namely recitation and memorization of the Quran, have been previously recorded and will be played during the competition’s final round, according to the organizers.

A total of 120 contenders from 70 countries competed in the semifinals last month.

In the preliminary stage, there were 600 contenders from 70 countries.

Iran’s Awqaf and Charity Affairs Organization annually organizes the international Quranic event with the participation of Quran activists from various countries.

Qaris and Quran memorizers from over 80 countries took part in the 36th edition, held in Tehran in April 2019.






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