Winner of 20th Moscow Int’l Quran Competition’s Recitation

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Ahmed Kuzu from Turkey won the top prize of the 20th edition of the Moscow international Quran contest on Sunday.

Here is his performance in the event:

The closing ceremony of the competition was held at Moscow Cathedral Mosque on Sunday.

The runner-up was Abdul Rahman Faraj from Egypt and Iranian qari Seyed Mostafa Hosseini came third. The fourth rank went to the qari who represented Yemen.

Quran reciters from 21 countries, including Russia, Bahrain, Sudan, the United Arab Emirates, Syria, Morocco, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan, Tanzania, and Bangladesh took part in the international Quranic event, which had kicked off in the Russian capital on Friday.

The Muftis Council of Russia organized the event in cooperation with the World Union of Muslims.

Members of the panel of arbiters were Quran experts from Yemen, Turkey, Lebanon, Russia, and Saudi Arabia.