SHAFAQNA- Al-Mustafa International University plans to hold a Quran and Hadith Festival in Russia in March.
According to the university’s website, Hojat-ol-Islam Salaki, the university’s representative in Russia, said the competition will be held in the categories of memorization of 5, 10, 15, 20 and 30 Juzes (parts) of the Holy Quran and Quran recitation.
He added that Russia’s Muftiat Council and the Islamic University of Moscow will cooperate in holding the festival for the students of Islamic universities and seminaries of the country.
The preliminary stage of the competition will be organized in academic centers and top participants will make it to the final stage in Moscow.
One Quran memorizer and one Qari will represent each province in the final competition, he added.
Hojat-ol-Islam Salaki noted that a Quranic conference has also been planned to be held on the sidelines of the festival.