The Qatari Forum for Authors held the 15th session of the “Qatar Mirqat of Oratory” initiative at the Ministry of Culture and Sports. The event comes within the activities of Doha Capital of Culture in the Islamic World for 2021.
During the session, two texts of well-known and exemplary speeches were delivered, then the competitions of the third round of speeches written for the orator reader, then a paragraph on redressing linguistic pitfalls, then the decision of the jury and announcing the winners.
During the session, Professor Abdullah Al-Khalaf presented an exemplary sermon on correspondence literature for the founder Sheikh Jassim bin Muhammad bin Thani to the scholar of Baghdad, Sheikh Mahmoud Shukri Al-Alusi.
The session moved to the literature of correspondence, communication messages and apologies, in which three orators competed, which began with Hafsa Rekrak’s sermon. The orator Muhammad Al-Hafiz presented the second sermon during the session. The session moved to the last sermon. It is for the contestant, Basqat Abdel-Fattah.
Dr. Ahmed Al-Janabi, the linguistic expert and supervisor of the initiative, addressed the three speeches, and explained that they are almost free of errors. He made observations that he described as easy ones that did not affect the pre-prepared texts.
Dr. Al-Janabi announced the results of the three orators’ competitions in the third round of written speeches. Hafsa Rekrak came in first place, followed by Muhammad Al-Hafiz in second place, and Basqat Abdel-Fattah in third place.