Islam Channel introduced the first televised NQC for kids aimed
at youngsters between the ages of 4 to 18. From its launch in
2005 the competition has captured the hearts of the British
Muslims and has created an inspirational and motivational
event for the youngsters from all backgrounds. This programme
was designed with a competitive element, which would encourage
youngsters to improve their recitation of the Qur'an and learn
the art of Tajweed. It also enabled youngsters to compete at
a national level and win prizes for their efforts.
From its very first LIVE programme, NQC was a popular hit amongst the
youngsters in UK. Through live participation via live phone calls into the
studio, in its first series over 1000 youngsters competed across the country to
reach the final, which was held at the Global Peace and Unity event at Excel in 2005.
The programme is organized in a very simple format to allow youngsters to
participate and understand the rules of the competition. The series runs for
40 weeks in the year.
Every series is divided into five stages;