Under the patronage of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, the Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs (SCIA) and the Ministry of Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments will commemorate Laylat Al Qadr and the closing ceremony of the 27th edition Bahrain Quran Grand Prize on Monday at Ahmed Al Fateh mosque after Tarawih prayers.
The ceremony will begin with a recitation of the Holy Quran, followed by a speech given by SCIA President Shaikh Abdulrahman bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Khalifa and honoring the Bahrain Quran Grand Prize winners.
There were 4063 contestants in the 27th edition, of whom 2003 were male and 2060 were female.
The contestants were distributed among the various competitions of the award: The Holy Quran memorization for students of Quranic centers, Bayan Prize for school students, Ajran Prize for people with mild intellectual disabilities, Ghufran Prize for inmates of the Correction and Rehabilitation Department, Radwan Prize for the public, and Salman Al Farsi Prize for non-Arabic speakers recitation.
The competition also included individual prizes - The eldest contestant prize, the youngest contestant prize, Prophet Dawood’s Flute prize, best Quranic center prize, Family Quran Prize, and Best Local Quran Competition prize.
Source: Bahrain News Agency