About Mishary Rashid Alafasy
Nationality : kuwaiti
Birthyear : 1976
Mishary bin Rashid Alafasy , born in Kuwait, is a Quran reciter, imam, preacher, and Nasheed artist.He studied in the Islamic University of Madinah's College of Qur'an, specializing in the ten qira'at and tafsir.
n 25 October 2008, Alafasy 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 Alafasy’s role in promoting Islamic principles and teachings.
Alafasy was voted by readers to be the Best Qur'an Reciter in the 2012 About.com Readers' Choice Awards.