Quran Judges Panel​

Sheikh Ahmed Issa Al-Masrawi


  • Chairman of the Noble Quran “Review Committee” at the Islamic Research Academy.
  • Former Head of the “Egyptian Reciters Institute”.
  • Member of the International Arbitration in:
  • Brunei – Thailand – Turkey – Makkah – Egypt – Qatar – Dubai & Senegal.
  • Member Judge of the Quran Committee at the Egyptian Radio Quran Chanel

Sheikh Nashaat Ahmad


  • Holds a Ph.D. and Master’s degree from the American Open University for Islamic Studies.
  • Very active in Dawa through lectures and scientific lessons in various parts of the world.
  • Accompanied Great Islamic Scholars such as: Sh. Kishk & Sh. Qaradawei.
  • Produced Thousands of lectures related to the Quran sciences.
  • His lectures got audience favored on-line and on TV channels.
  • A frequent guest at Islamic Centers in Canada.

Sheikh Hassan Saleh


  • Specialized in the Ten Quran Recitations.
  • Expert in the translations of the Noble Quran. 
  • Imam of the North Hudson Islamic Educational Center in Union City, New Jersey, USA.
  • Travelled to many countries serving the Holy Quran & the Muslim Communities.

Sheikh, Abdel-Aziz Al-Deeb


  • Obtained the Tajweed license (Ajaza) in recitations from the Azhari Recitations Institute of Banha.
  • Certified for the Ten Minor & Major Recitations from Al-Shatibeya, Al-Durrah, Al-Mudeya, and Tayebat An-Nashr.
  • Represented Egypt in many international Quran competitions and forums.
  • Won the first place in several International Quran Competitions in the Middle East
  • Imam of Dar Foundation Mosque in Oakville, Ontario, Canada.

Featuring the main performance

The Islamic Artist

Humood Alkhudher

  • A Kuwaiti singer.
  • Released his debut album, Fekra, in 2013.
  • Was signed to Awakening Records in 2015 and launched his album, Aseer Ahsan, which includes 10 sings produced by Awakening.      
  • Posseses a unique style and is popular because of his ability to touch the hearts of the listeners.

Keynote Speakers

Dr. Amjad Qourshah

Keynote Speaker

  • Professor at the College of Sharia at the University of Jordan. He specializes in comparative religions and Islamic Western relations.
  • Amjad graduated from the University of Birmingham, UK.
  • Holds a Ph.D. in “The Quranic Code of Ethics vs. Moral Philosophy in some other Religions.”
  • Holds a Master’s degree in “The Interpretation of the Noble Quran”, from the College of Sharia, University of Jordan. 

Sheikh, Alaa Elsayed

Keynote Speaker

  • Family Counselor
  • Imam and Director of Religious Affairs for the Islamic Centre of Canada-ISNA.
  • Was the Executive Director for the Canadian Islamic Congress.
  • Currently the Director of Internal & External Affairs at Mercy Mission World.
  • Holds certificates and recommendation letters from well-known scholars and institutions.

Media Judges Panel


  • A Media expert, a TV Manager and a published author.
  • Also an expert as a TV News Producer with 25 years of experience.
  • Was ranked at the top of the Audio/Visual Media Industry.
  • Was the Regional Manager of Al-Resalah TV, the GM of 4Shbab TV and the CEO of Al-Tahrir TV.
  • Was chosen by CNBC as a Media Leader and was hosted on-air in the show “Executive Vision”.
  • Has featured on The Washington Post, The Guardian, NY Times, La Mond (France) and Yomiuri (Japan).
  • Has 6 published books, one of which was named as a best seller in the Middle East.

Hamed Mousa

  • Total of 20 years of experience in the Media production.
  • A Producer, TV Shows Presenter and a Poet.
  • The Founder and Manager of Dar Alquran Academy.
  • Dar Foundation Center Manager in Oakville.
  • President of ICQC convention.
  • Founder of Minhaj Publications & Canadian Arts House.

Rachid Gholam

  • One of the best Arab voices and the world’s most outstanding spiritual music artists.
  • Was able, over twenty years ago, to enter the field of music, Madeeh and Samae with firm steps
  • Founded ‘‘Chorale’’, a band of over 30 artists, in the company of which he held performances for the Prophet’s Birthday (Mawlid Nabawi) and other occasions.
  • Entertained the Arab and Muslim audiences with a wealth of amazing artistic productions.
  • ‏Had several remarkable performances in many countries and international festivals around the world.
  • ‏Mixes the beauty of the Arab poem, especially poems of divine love, with genuine Arabic melodies and vocal power in a charming and breathtaking fashion.

Yahya Hawwa

  • Raised in Mecca, Saudi Arabia where he also completed his secondary education.
  • Memorized the Qur’an and acquired Islamic Studies and specialized in fiqh (jurisprudence) at Al-Zarqaa University in Jordan.
  • In 2003, graduated with a Master’s degree in Education and Psychology.
  • Yehya was the Imam of Al-Kaluty Mosque in Amman.
  • Teaches Qur’anic recitation.
  • Performed in many of the Middle East countries, North America and Europe.
  • A popular Islamic Singer and loved by millions around the world.
  • Recorded songs for children with “Toyor Aljannah” channel.
  • Produced many albums and is part of the ICQC Judges Panel.

Mustafa Al-Azzawi

  • A famous Iraqi artist in the Arab world.
  • Followed by Millions of fans, young and old.
  • Recorded songs for children with “Toyor Aljannah” channel.
  • Sings for the homeland, in love of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), and for beauty and nature.
  • ‏In 2013, was named the Ambassador of Goodwill for Human Appeal International in the UK.
  • Holds a PhD in Sharia and Law and memorizes the Holy Quran.
  • Mustafa Teaches Quran & Islamic Songs in various locations in Canada.

Poet Abdul-Rahman Khattab

  •  A graduated Engineer with a passion towards poetry.
  • Featured on several theaters with his literary works such as “Iqra Aramco”, TEDx, Ignite.
  • Former author at the The Middle East newspaper in Saudi Arabia.
  • Was awarded the Prize of the “Golden Pen” at the University of Prince Sultan.

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