Jan 3, 2016, 11:13 PM
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Germany to host 4th Quran competition in Europe

Tehran, Jan 3, IRNA – The 4th edition of the European Quran competition will be held in Germany on March 25-27, 2016.

The Dar-ol-Quran Center of Germany will organize the contest in different sections for men and women.
According to the center’s website it will include different categories like Quran memorization, recitation, Quranic concepts and Adhan (call to prayers).
It is aimed at promoting the Quranic culture and teachings, paving the way for the growth of Quranic talents, and providing a venue for exchanging experiences and knowledge among European Quran activists.
Muslims from all Islamic schools of thought who are residing in Europe can take part in the competition.
Those wishing to attend the Quran recitation category of the contest should either be introduced to the organizing committee by Quranic centers in European countries or send an audio or video clip of their Quran recitation via email.
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Top winners of the competition will represent European countries in international Quranic events around the world.
The number of Muslims living in Europe, excluding Turkey, is estimated to be more than 45 million, IQNA reported.
According to the Pew Forum, there are some 20 million Muslims in the European Union.