Calligraphy exhibition to celebrate Hanoi capital’s 1,010th anniversary

More than 100 calligraphy works are set to go on show to the public at the Temple of Literature in Hanoi between October 2-10 as part of a range of activities to commemorate the 1,010th anniversary of the former imperial citadel of Thang Long, now Hanoi capital.

Calligraphy exhibition, Hanoi, 1, 010th anniversary, Thang Long, Temple of Literature

The exhibition, themed “Thang Long-Hanoi,” and will see the participation of 10 calligraphy clubs from across the capital city, in addition to many clubs from all three of the country’s regions.

The event will provide a space for the community to enjoy and members of the public can view calligraphers writing Nom, the Chinese character-based Vietnamese script.

Visitors will be given the chance to write Nom script themselves, chat with the calligraphers and enjoy an array of interactive activities.

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