Reading of Al-Mushaf Al-Murattal of Qalun from Nafi by Sheikh Ahmad Khidr Al-Tarabulsi
Biography of Sheikh Ahmad Khidr Al-Tarabulsi
Sheikh Ahmad Khider is a Kuwaiti Quran reader, born in 1947. He is popular and famous in two different fields: As a Quran reader and as a participant in several international Quran competitions, and also as a brilliant football goal keeper before becoming a coach of the national teams.
Besides that, Sheikh Ahmad Khider obtained a certification concerning “Khatm Al Quran” from the association of “the Quran preservation” in Byron in 1962. He was also certified by Sheikh “Mamoun Kitabi” according to Hafs `An `Asem’s method of recitation. And in 1992, he earned an “Islamic Studies” certification from “Dar Al Quran” in Kuwait.
Sheikh Ahmad Khider participated in numerous international Quran recitation competitions, and he attained the first price in mostly all of them. For instance, he won the first place in the international contest of Quran recitation in Malaysia in 1986, and he won the second place in “Al Jouyush Al Islamia” competition in Iran in 1995, and the third place in the Indian international competition in 2007.
Sheikh Ahmad is considered the first Kuwaiti Quran reciter who recorded the Quranic “Khatmah” or finishing in Kuwait in 1992.
Moreover, Sheikh Ahmad Al-Tarabulsi participated as a member of the jury in several international Quran reading competitions, and he also presided over the jury of the international Kuwaiti contest, in the “Tilawat” and “Tajweed” branch, in 2010.