The Quran Recitation Competition and the Adhan (call to prayers) Competition will award prizes worth SAR 12000,000 to the participants.
The GEA Chairman Turki Al-Sheikh announced the launch in a tweet.
‘Today we announce the launch of the largest Quran competition and the first Athan competition with total prizes of 12 millions SAR. For registration: https://quranathanawards.com,’ he wrote on May 22.
One competition is to find the most beautiful voice reciting the Holy Quran and the other to raise Adhan.
Each recitation of the Holy Quran and performance of Adhan will uncover the richness and aesthetics of the Holy Quran and Adhan, according to the organizers.
The Quran Award is designed for all Muslims who have an alluring and inspiring voice in reciting the Book of Allah from all over the world.
The aim of the competition is to encourage, ‘the world’s most accomplished reciters of the Quran to get an opportunity to spread the Holy Book’s message and win valuable prizes in the process.’
The winner of the Quran recitation competition will get SAR 5,000,000, 2nd place will get 2,000,000, 3rd place 1,000,000 and fifth place will get 500,000 Saudi Riyals.
The Adhan award is designed for all male Muslims who have beautiful, alluring and inspiring voices.
The winner of the Adhan competition will be awarded with SAR 2,000,000, the runner up SAR 1,000,000, 3rd place will get SAR 5,000,000 and the participant in the fourth place will get 250,000 Saudi Riyals.
The registration period is from May 22 to June 22. The applicants will be filtered till August 22. Live performances will be carried out throughout August and September.
Winners will be declared October.