Mishary Rashid Alafasy

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Mishary Rashid Alafasy
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Background information
BornKuwait City, Kuwait
GenresIslamic, Nasheed, Hamd, Na'at, Qirat
Occupation(s)Qari, Imam, Hafiz
Years active1997–present

Mishary bin Rashid Al-Afasy (Arabic: مشاري بن راشد العفاسي‎), born in Kuwait, is a Qari, imam, preacher, and Nasheed artist.

Awards and recognition[edit]

On October 25, 2008, Mishary was awarded the first Arab Creativity Oscar by the Arab Creativity Union in Egypt. The event was sponsored by the Secretary-General of the Arab League, Amr Moussa as a recognition of Mishary Alafasy role in promoting Islamic principles and teachings.[1]

Al-Afasy was voted by readers to be the Best Qur'an Reciter in the 2012 About.com Readers' Choice Awards.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Kuna
  2. ^ "Profile of Quran Reciter Sheikh Mishary Rashed Al-Afasy". About.com. Retrieved 30 March 2015.

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