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Vietnamese calligraphy nurtures French scholar’s soul

A foreign man in a traditional Vietnamese long dress drawing calligraphy at a recent Spring Calligraphy Festival in the Literature Temple in downtown Hanoi attracted many visitors.

Overseas Vietnamese spread Tet fine traditions

Tran Van Tuan has pursued calligraphy for nearly 20 years. For him, calligraphy is not just a hobby but a passion.

Calligraphy festival returns after two-year hiatus

The annual Spring Calligraphy Festival, which honours the art and local tradition of writing, will begin at Hanoi’s Van Mieu-Quoc Tu Giam on January 15, marking its return following two years of hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Hanoi calligraphy festival set to run during Tet

The annual spring calligraphy festival will kick off at the Literature Lake, part of the Van Mieu-Quoc Tu Giam (Temple of Literature), on January 15 after a two-year hiatus related to the development of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Calligraphy book on poet Nguyen Dinh Chieu recognised as world record

WorldKings and Vietkings on July 1 recognised Collection of Nguyen Dinh Chieu’s Poems, a calligraphy book on poet Nguyen Dinh Chieu as the largest calligraphy book in Vietnamese of poet Chieu's poems in the world.

Seeking calligraphy – A beautiful custom during Tet

The Tet holiday is the most important and most anticipated of the year in Vietnam. A number of meaningful traditional customs are practiced at this time, with collecting calligraphy being among the most beautiful.

Young calligrapher renowned for his talent introduces art to new generation

Dao Huy Hoang, 28, a graduate of Hanoi Foreign Trade University, is known as a pioneer in Western calligraphy in Vietnam. 

HCM City's residents flock to Tet calligraphy markets

The calligraphy market at the HCM City Youth Cultural House in District 1 has become a must-visit attraction for residents and visitors for taking photos and buying calligraphy works for Tet (Lunar New Year).

Exhibition combines Heinrich Heine's poems and calligraphy

Calligrapher Ngau Thu will display his works featuring poems by Heinrich Heine at an exhibition at the Ha Noi Goethe Institute.

Calligraphy in Vietnam

Although small in geographical area, Vietnam still has much to be proud of, especially in terms of arts and culture.

Tet event features folk art, calligraphy

 The annual Spring Calligraphy Festival will be held at the Literature Lake, a part of the Van Mieu (Temple of Literature) on February 9-25.

Foreigners join Tet celebrations

 VietNamNet Bridge – More than 40 tourists from Poland had interesting experiences when taking part in a Tet celebration held by Fiditour company.

Hanoi calligraphy festival to run during Tet

 The Hanoi cultural department will organise the 2016 Calligraphy Writing Festival at the Literature Lake in Hanoi's Temple of Literature from February 2-15.

Free classes at pagoda teach Han Nom script to youngsters

VietNamNet Bridge – Calligrapher Le Trung Kien has taught Han (Chinese script) and Nom (Vietnamese ideographic script) for 10 years for free. He founded Nhan My Hoc Duong (Nhan My School of Calligraphy),  

Pictures: Calligraphy exhibition opens at Temple of Literature

 The annual Lunar New Year (TET) calligraphy exhibition, which has taken place for over a decade along Van Mieu Street in the Dong Da district of Hanoi, has been relocated this year to the Temple of Literature.

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Over 60 calligraphers receive permits to work during Tet holiday

 VietNamNet Bridge – More than 60 calligraphers who passed a recent test will get a permit to work at the Temple of Literature in Hanoi this lunar New Year (Tet Holiday).

Traditional Vietnamese Tet celebrated in Lyon

VietNamNet Bridge – With emotion in his voice, Nguyen Quoc Nghia sang his nostalgia for Viet Nam and his sadness at not being with his family on the occasion of Tet.

Banh Xeo Pagoda lures visitors

 VietNamNet Bridge – Banh Xeo (Pancake) Pagoda is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Tinh Bien, a border area in the Mekong province of An Giang.

Vietnam-Japan exchange on calligraphy

 Artist Trung Hieu will represent Vietnam at an exchange with Japanese calligrapher Takeda Souun in Hanoi on August 17.