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83 Countries to Take Part in Iran’s 35th Intl Quran Contest

SHAFAQNA - Hojat-ol-Islam Ali Mohammadi, Head of the Awqaf and Charity Affairs Organization, told IQNA that representatives of 83 countries have announced their readiness to participate in the contest. He added that four other international…

Winners of Women Quran Competition Honored in Iraq

SHAFAQNA- According to Al-Kafeel website, the women succeeded to win the top ranks in Tajweed category of the competition titled "Al-Na’eem”. "Quran, the secret of our victory” was the motto of the competition held with 70 participants…

Quran Competition Held in New York

SHAFAQNA- A Quran competition, featuring memorization of Surah Yaseen, was held in New York earlier this week. The contest, organized by al-Kafeel International Relations Center, affiliated to the Astan (custodianship) of Hazrat Abbas…

Int’l Quran Contest for Visually-Impaired: Members of Policy-Making Council Selected

SHAFAQNA- Members of the policy-making council of the second international Quran competition for the visually-impaired were selected. They have been appointed by Anoushirvan Mohseni-Bandpey, the head of Iran’s Welfare Organization, which…

Adhan competition held for Muslim youth in Copenhagen, Denmark

SHAFAQNA - A competition on recitation of Adhan (call to prayers) was held in the Danish capital of Copenhagen on the weekend. The Imam Ali (AS) Mosque in the city hosted the contest, whose aim was identifying young talents in recitation…

Quran competition for Muslim youth held in Michigan, US

SHAFAQNA - A Quran competition was held for Muslim youth in Dearborn, Michigan. It was organized on the sidelines of the 12th Annual National Muslim Congress Conference, held in Dearborn on August 5-7. According to muslimcongress.org, it…

Russian capital to Host Quranic Festival

SHAFAQNA - A Quranic festival is planned to be held in the Russia capital of Moscow later this month. The festival will kick off on March 27 under the supervision of the Russian Muftiat Council, azertag.az website reported. A number of…

Genocide Memorial Day Poetry Competition 2016

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SHAFAQNA - IHRC (Islamic Human Rights Commission) has launched its annual poetry competition this year to coincide with Genocide Memorial Day. For further details and the journey of a competition winner please view the video 'Visiting the…

Sand sculpture contest in Kish Island

SHAFAQNA -  Iranian artists created sand sculptures on the beach at Kish Island of Persian Gulf on Friday.

The first international film and photo competition for “kind Moharram”

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SHAFAQNA - Eighth National Mourning Ceremony”KindMoharram” The first international film and photo competition for “kind Moharram” One thousand three hundred and seventy six years passed from the great ASHURA event. Every year…