AlUtrujah - Holy Qur'an Contest

AlUtrujah - Holy Qur'an Contest

March 19, 2017 06:45  -  May 25, 2017 06:45

"The example of the believer who reads the Holy Qur’an is the example of AlUtrujah; its taste is delicious and its scent is pleasant”  

 

  1. Objectives
  • AlUtrujah is a contest to memorize the Holy Qur’an organized by the Qur’anic Botanic Garden (QBG), member of Qatar Foundation, in collaboration with the Education City Mosque at the beginning of the Holy month of Ramadan 1438 AH at the EC Mosque.
  • AlUtruhah is the name of the pleasant citron fruit. The name of AlUtrujah was chosen based on the Hadith of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH): "The example of the believer who reads the Holy Qur’an is the example of AlUtrujah; its taste is delicious and its scent is pleasant”  
  • The Contest aims to encourage the Education City community and school’s students to memorize the Holy Qur’an and to act upon it being the Holy Book of Allah, the guidance and mercy for the human-begins. The Contest also highlights the Qur’anic verses and stories that dealt with botanical terms in the Holy Qur'an.

 

  1. Targeted Community Categories

AlUtrujah Holy Qur’an Contest targets the following community categories:

  • All the employees under the umbrella of Qatar Foundation.
  • Education City community families.
  • Students of schools and universities under the umbrella of Qatar Foundation.
  • Students of all schools of Qatar under 12 years old.

 

  1. Partners

AlUtrujah Holy Qur’an contest is organized mutually by the Qur’anic Botanic Garden and the Education City Mosque in collaboration with the following parties:

  • Ministry of Endowments and Islamic Affairs, State of Qatar.
  • Ministry of Education and Higher Education, State of Qatar.
  • Community Development Directorate, Qatar Foundation.
  • Universities and schools of Qatar Foundation.

 

  1. Contest Categories & Sections

AlUtrujah Holy Qur’an contest is held to memorize 5 Juz’of the Holy Qur’an (from the beginning or ending of the Holy Qur’an) for both male and female categories upon the following categories:

Female category

Male category

  • 5 Juz’
  • 5 Juz’
  • 3 Juz’
  • 3 Juz’
  • 2 Juz’
  • 2 Juz’
  • 1 Juz’
  • 1 Juz’

 

  1. Schedule
  • AlUtrujah Holy Qur’an contest is held in the halls of the Education City Mosque during the first week of the Holy month of Ramadan 1438 AH.
  • The Contest will be announced at the beginning of the month Jumaada Awal 1438 AH corresponding to February 2017.
  • The Honoring Ceremony of the AlUtrujah Holy Qur’an contest will be held between 17 & 19 Ramadan 1438 AH at the Education City Mosque.

 

  1. Contest Awards
  • Monetary awards will be given to each of the contestant winners of the first three positions in all the contest categories totaling to 24 winners.
  • Certificates of Appreciation and Participation will, also, be granted to all participants in AlUtrujah Holy Qur’an contest to encourage them for memorizing the Holy Qur’an.

 

  1. Arbitration Committee
  • The Arbitration Committee will be chosen in collaboration with the Ministry of Endowments and Islamic Affairs in Qatar their rules and regulations.
  • The competitors are to be tested in memorizing the Holy Qur’an according to the announced categories and sections.
  • The test will include asking the participants about the meanings of some verses of the Qur’an that mentioned plants’ botanical terms.
  • The Qur’anic Botanic Garden will send weekly messages to all registered participants via smartphone applications about the botanical terms in the Holy Qur’an. The QBG will make sure to upload these messages to the Contest link on the Qur’anic Botanic Garden’s website www.QBG.org.qa.

 

  1. Launching and Registration
  • The Contest will be announced to the employees and community families of the Education City via the official media and marketing channels of Qatar Foundation, the website and social media of Qatar Foundation. All the universities and schools in the Education City will officially be contacted to register to the contest.
  • Students of all the primary and preparatory schools in Qatar under 12 year old will be invited by the Ministry of Education and Higher Education.
  • Registration to the contest will be through the link on the Qur’anic Botanic Garden’s website.
  • A specific phone number will be shared with the participants in order to send weekly messages AlUtrujah Holy Qur’an contest via WhatsApp application.

 

  1. Associated Activities

A number of associated activities will be held in the Contest as follows:

  • Lectures
    • There will 3 to 4 lectures be organized to the public based on Ethics and stories of the plants mentioned in the Holy Qur’an and Hadith of the Prophet Muhammad PBUH.
    • These lectures will be given by a number of well-known Islamic Scholars to both male and female at the Education City Mosque.
  • Plants Exhibition
    1. The Qur’anic Botanic Garden, member of Qatar Foundation, will organize an exhibition of the plants mentioned in the Holy Qur’an and Hadith and will display photos and live forms of green plants along with traditional tools made from plants that were mentioned in the Holy Qur’an and Hadith.
  • Testing Day
    • The testing of various categories and segments of the announced contest will be during the first week of Ramadan 1438 AH giving 4 days to male and 4 days to female contestants.
    • The Arbitrators will test the participants according to the announced contest’s categories and will ask them to explain some Qur’an verses that mentioned plants.
    • The contestants will have access to check available information of the plants mentioned in the Holy Qur’an and Hadith by visiting the Qur’anic Botanic Garden’s website www.QBG.org.qa
  • Honoring Day
    • The Honoring Ceremony of AlUtrujah Holy Qur’an Contest will be held in 17 Ramadan 1438 AH at the Education City Mosque.
    • Monetary awards will be given to each of the contestant winners of the first three positions in all the contest 4 categories to both male and female.
    • Certificates of Appreciation and Participation will, also, be granted to all participants in the AlUtrujah Holy Qur’an Contest to encourage them for memorizing the Holy Qur’an.

 

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