The Lajpaal Foundation will be holding auditions for its upcoming 9th annual Laylatun Nujoom (Night of the Stars) contest to be held at the NMJ Hall in Morningside on February 28.
However, auditions for the upcoming event will be held at the headquarters of the Lajpaal Foundation Centre, 78 Mallinson Road, Asherville, tomorrow. (Saturday, Feb 23)
The competition is open for boys between the ages of 8 – 20 years. The contest is also open to those who are not affiliated to Islamic Schools, madressas or Ulooms. “They are more than welcome to participate,” a spokesman said.
The categories are: Qiraat (Recitation of the Holy Qur ‘an) will commence at 9am, Naat/Nasheed (Poetry) at 11am and Speech at 1:15pm.
The top contenders will be selected for the finals which will be held at the NMJ Hall, on February 28. Entry forms are available at the Foundation’s offices. For more information, contact us on at 031 208 9592 / 074 927 8627.
Contestants and members of the audience will attend for free on both the days.
“The purpose of this contest is to give the youth a platform to bring about their hidden talents and be an inspiration to them for the future,” the spokesman added.