Report from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia says, Hollywood film and television scriptwriter contestant, Yasser Omar Shaheen, has traveled all the way from Hollywood to Riyadh to participate in the General Entertainment Authority (GEA) competition (Otr Elkalam).
Otr Elkalam is one of the most prominent Ramadan TV shows, due to its collection of words of revelation, and the eloquence of prayer that is raised with the best and most beautiful voices in the world.
The competition aims to shed light on the distinguished voices in reciting the Holy Qur’an and raising the call to prayer and contributing to improving the performance of the contestants and viewers.
The Palestinian-American contestant who appeared in the second episode of Otr Elkalam, one of the initiatives of the GEA, has participated in the recitation category of the international Qur’an and Adhan (Muslim call to prayer) competition.
Shaheen entertained the audience with an audio richness that tugged their ears with different colors of distinguished performance.
“My life is a mixture of memorizing and reciting the Holy Qur’an and writing scripts in Hollywood,” he said.
Shaheen has supervised the production of more than 130 programs, produced 14 documentaries, and contributed to several shows on TV channels of Arab and Islamic countries.
He noted that he enjoyed teaching Muslim children the verses of the Holy Qur’an and the rules of intonation in mosques in Dallas, Texas.