This was announced by the Dubai International Holy Quran Award (DIHQA), the organizer of the event.
Ibrahim Mohammed Bu Melha, Adviser to the Ruler of Dubai for Cultural and Humanitarian Affairs and Head of the DIHQA organizing committee, said the preparations for the event began early and 136 countries will participate.
The award’s departments will draft executive plans to organize the event in the best possible manner, Bu Melha stressed, noting that it will start on the 28th of September with the arrival of participants and jury members, and primary assessments will begin on the 30th of September.
The competition’s activities will begin on October 1 and end on October 5, 2022. The closing ceremony will take place on October 7, he further added.
Bu Melha then explained the competition’s conditions, including requiring candidates to be aged 25 or under and have memorized the Holy Quran in full with intonations.
The winner will receive AED250,000; second place will get AED200,000; third place AED150,000; fourth place AED65,000; fifth place AED60,000; sixth place AED55,000; seventh place AED50,000; eighth place AED45,000; ninth place AED40,000; and 10th place will receive AED35,000.