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Cape Town to host SA Qur’aan Union Awards

In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful

As-Salamu `Alaykum | Peace be upon you

The South African Qur’aan Union presents its 6th National Qur’aan Awards.

The event will run over the period 21- 23 September 2012 at the Maitland Masjid (Coronation road, Maitland), Cape Town.

 There are two types of participation:

National Qur’aan recital competition- this category is divided in three age categories, namely: Category A (under 18), Category B (under 25), and  Category C (26 years and over).

Participants will be evaluated in the  areas of proper and correct recitation of Qur’aan, voice control, and beautiful and melodious presentation. This section is for males only.

Servant of the Holy Qur’aan Award- a special token of recognition to individuals in acknowledgement of their contribution in spreading or propagating the Qur’an in South Africa. The organisers will select a beneficiary for the award from nominations forwarded by the public.

Entries for participation and further details can be found at   or Mobile website> .

A number of top Qurraa from different countries will be reciting at various venues in Cape Town as of 17 September 2012, as a run- up to the event. Insha-Allah.

South African Qur’aan Union further invites other organizations to partner in this initiative. Anyone who wishes to volunteer their  services, make donations to this noble event (or any other general inquiries), may contact the organization on email: <>

Kindly forward to interested persons.  

Yours in the service of Qur’aan

South African Qur’aan Union

(Awqaf SA is a co-supporter of  this project. Alhamdulillah)