Contestants can send their recitation for the preliminary stage as of today and for a period of 10 days.
The works will be reviewed and judged by national and international judges and 10 top qaris will make it to the next stage where the public will vote for the best performance.
The final stage of the event will be held in late January but the exact date is yet to be announced.
The Quranic festival comes around one month after the 44th edition of the national Quran competition in Iran which also included women’s categories.
The main difference between the two competitions is that the former will eventually be judged by the public while the latter was officiated by a special panel of judges.
Zahra Portahmasb of Mazandaran province claimed the title of women’s recitation at the 44th edition of the national contest in late December 2021.