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ESSAY panel competItion


Aims to foster speaking, writing and creative skills. It focuses on the development of skills in a positive environment through Essay, Speech, Extemporaneous Speech, Multimedia and Poster competitions.

EPC Events

Since 2002, EPC event has been nurturing and honing the talent in the community through Essay, Speech, Extemporaneous Speech, Multimedia and Poster competitions.

Annual EPC Event

This year’s theme is

“The Earth: A Gift From Allah”

Essays should incorporate principles and concepts from Islamic theology

Who: Elementary, Middle and High school 

WHEN: Virtual for Non-DMV area participants

             Saturday, January 14, 2023

             In-person for DMV area participants

             Saturday, January 21, 2023


  • Virtual on Zoom for non-DMV area participants
  • In person for DMV area participants – Diyanet Center of America (Lanham, MD)

HOW:  Submit Essay here by January 6th, 2023

Participate in a fun-filled learning experience! Register for EPC 2023 here.

Do you wish to be a part of the exciting team that brings this event to life? Register here to Volunteer

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EPC Workshops

  • Theme Explained 

      Saturday, Dec 3, 1 pm EDT

  • Social Campaign tips 

      Sunday Dec 4 at 1 pm 

  • Brainstorming and laying out the foundation of an essay 

      Saturday, Dec 10 at 1 pm

  • Arts of writing and speaking  

      Saturday Dec 24 at 1 pm

Bringing together the best of the community to build a better tomorrow

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MYDT: debate@mafiq.org

MYSTI: mysti@mafiq.org

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