Manama, April 16 (BNA): Under the patronage of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs and the Ministry of Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments commemorate Laylat al-Qadr and the closing ceremony. Bahrain Grand Prize for the twenty-seventh Quran on Monday at Ahmed Al-Fateh Mosque after Tarawih prayers.
The ceremony will begin with a recitation from the Holy Quran, followed by a speech by Sheikh Abdul Rahman bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Khalifa, Chairman of the Supreme Investment Council, and honoring the winners of the Bahrain Grand Quran Prize.
The number of contestants in the twenty-seventh edition was 4,063, of whom 2,003 were males and 2,060 were females.
The contestants were distributed among the various competitions of the award: Holy Quran memorization for students of Quranic centers, Bayan Award for school students, Ajran Award for people with mild mental disabilities, Al-Ghufran Award for inmates of the Correction and Rehabilitation Department, and Radwan Award. And the Salman Al-Farisi Prize for recitation for non-native speakers.
The competition also included individual prizes: the prize for the eldest contestant, the prize for the youngest contestant, the flute prize for the Prophet David, the prize for the best Quranic center, the prize for the Quranic family, the prize for the best local Quranic competition.