The General Authority for Entertainment in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has launched two international competitions for Muslims from all Over the world to support youth to recite the Holy Quran.
This award is designed for all Muslims who have good voices to raise the call from all over the world to win the valuable prizes provided by the General Authority for Entertainment The Quran Recitation Competition award prizes worth: SAR 12000,000/-. The GEA Chairman Turki Al-Sheikh has announced the largest Quran competition and the first Adhan competition. For registration: Click Here
Registrations are open till the 22nd of July and the live show will run from the 24th of August till the 24th of September. You can register in the competition here.According to a statement by Turki Al-Sheikh in January, the winner of the adhan competition will be allowed recite the adhan from the Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah.
According to a statement on the competition’s website, the Quran and Adhan Awards “aim to to provide a rich Islamic experience to the world by highlighting the diversity of the cultures of the Islamic world, which is reflected in the different methods of reciting the Quran and raising the Adhan.”
Organizers of the competitions also hope to encourage a better understanding of the Quran and its recitations among Muslim youth, as well as promoting the nature of Islam which “rejects extremism and intolerance in all its forms.”
Applications for both competitions opened on May 22 and will close on June 22. Filtering of applications will take place until August 22, with live performances taking place throughout August and September and the winners declared in October. Registration is open here.
The competition is part of a packed schedule in 2019. The GEA has launched an ambitious program of events planned on a scale never before seen in the Kingdom in the throughout the year, with traditional and culturally significant local events featuring prominently in the plans.
In January, the GEA chairman Turki Al-Sheikh said: “Competitions are an important element of entertainment, the most important will take place during Ramadan and will be of an Islamic nature, with the supervision of Islamic scholars.
“The first competition will be for the most beautiful reciting of the Holy Qur’an, and competitors from all over the world are invited. The first prize will be SR 5 million.
“The second Islamic competition is for the athan (call for prayer). In addition to receiving a large prize of SR 2 million, the winner of the first prize can also look forward to raising the athan in the Prophet’s Holy mosque,” he added.
Winners will be declared October.
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