Culture Connect Featured Event

KORAN BY HEART: A FACILITATED FILM SERIES

Panel Discussion and Film Series
Explore Muslim Worlds

The facilitated series, which is free and open to all, is designed to promote cross-cultural exchange and understanding on the topic of Muslim Worlds.

TUES., NOV. 19, DISCUSSION BEGINS AT 6:00 P.M.

Koran by Heart: One Chance to Remember (80 minutes) 
Every year over a hundred young people from 70 countries across the Islamic world arrive in Cairo to compete in the world’s oldest and most prestigious Koran reciting contest – the International Holy Koran competition.
Follow three 10-year-old scholars, a girl and two boys, as they leave their countries to compete.
Facilitators: Dr. Feryal Salem, Hartford Seminary, Assistant Professor of Islamic Scriptures and Law and Janet Bauer,  Trinity College, Associate Professor of International Studies


Venue Information
Hartford Public Library, Center for Contemporary Culture
500 Main Street
Hartford
, CT
06103
1 860-695-6334
Presenting Organization
Hartford Public Library
1 860-695-6334
Not-for-profit