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Calligraphy exhibition praises traditional cultural beauty of the nation
Jenna Duong 15:02, 2022/11/21
The event aims to honor, preserve and promote the cultural values of Vietnam and its capital city of Hanoi.

A hundred calligraphic works in Nom script, the modern Vietnamese alphabet and Chinese characters created by local and international calligraphers, are on display at the Temple of Literature on Vietnamese Teachers' Day 2022.

The calligraphy performance takes place on November 20 at the Temple of Literature to celebrate Vietnamese Teachers' Day 2022. Photo: Hanoi Department of Culture and Sports

Tran Thi Van Anh, the Deputy Director of the Hanoi Department of Culture and Sports, said that through calligraphy, the organizers expect to introduce to the public the profound ideological, cultural, and aesthetic values contained in the poetic works throughout Vietnam's history.

The content of the calligraphy works praises the tradition of study and respect for teachers and morals of Vietnamese people who are associated with the Temple of Literature, the first university in Vietnam.

They depict the beauty of Vietnamese landscapes and historical relics and show the ideology of "an bang, dinh quoc" or "maintaining the security of the Vietnamese people and the stability of the nation of Vietnam" of the famous Confucians and scholars of the feudal era.

Part of the calligraphy exhibition at the Temple of Literature in Hanoi. Photo: Hanoi Department of Culture and Sports

Famous calligrapher Hoang Anh Diep said her two calligraphy artworks written with an iron pen are on display at the exhibition.

"These works represent excerpts of poems by the scholar Than Nhan Trung (1418-1499) engraved on the epitaphs of the Temple of Literature," he said.

In addition, the calligraphers reproduced eight spring-themed poems by famous poets who lived from the Ly dynasty (1009-1225) to date.

The art of calligraphy has always been considered an elegant hobby of people who are good at penmanship and have been passionate about literature in Vietnam for a long time.

The calligraphy entitled “Mot moi xa thu” (or the concept to indicate that Vietnam is a united country where political and cultural institutions are applied uniformly in all regions) will last until November 21 at the Temple of Literature, Hanoi.


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