Veteran artist appeals to the government to invest in preserving calligraphy for those to come after us.
An online calligraphy exhibition of works by famous artists from China, Japan and South Korea opened in Beijing on July 3. Guests from Japan and South Korea attended the opening ceremony virtually, via an online video call.
The Museum of World Calligraphy wishes a happy birthday to Mrs. Khan Adeeba, and wishes her the flowering of her work in her country and abroad.
The World Calligraphy Museum staff wishes a happy birthday to the official calligrapher and the master of illumination of the Central Chancellery of the High Court of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the unsurpassed master of heraldry and illumination Timothy Noad.
Young artists have launched an online startup to revive the ancient art of calligraphy in Kashmir.
On July 1, Malaysian calligrapher, a participant in the International Calligraphy Exhibition project, Mr. Abu Bakar Abdul Baki, celebrates his birthday. He successfully combines his creative activities with the teaching of Islamic calligraphy at the International Islamic University of Malaysia.
Today, June 30, Mr. Li Xiaozheng, a wonderful calligrapher, friend of the World Calligraphy Museum, is celebrating his birthday. The director of the museum, Alexey Shaburov, as well as the entire staff of the World Calligraphy Museum congratulate Mr. Li on this day, wish him good health, creative success and endless inspiration.
The National Theater of Korea is collaborating with the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea (MMCA), featuring contemporary gugak performances held against the backdrop of Korean calligraphy.
A 90-year-old Swiss man who has been spreading calligraphy for more than 30 years, despite his advanced age, went to Shaoxing to acquire additional knowledge in the field of calligraphy.
Tunisia's president has become a surprise champion of Arabic calligraphy in his country, shining a light on the artistic tradition as Arab states lobby for its recognition by UNESCO.
Japanese calligraphy, or shodo, is a highly developed art form using special brushes and black ink on white paper to write Japanese characters.
In January 2020, Alexey Shaburov, the Russian World Calligraphy Museum founder and the Sokolniki Exhibition and Convention Center president, found out that his beloved China had great difficulties. To express his support for the people of Wuhan, he invited Russian artist Yuri Koverdyayev and Chinese calligrapher Kun Lingmin to paint the picture “China, hold on! Wuhan, hold on! ” It was donated to the Chinese Embassy in Russia
Iranian calligraphy is seeking to be registered on the UNESCO List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. All documents about the Iranian art have been sent to UNESCO in a file, Mostafa Purali, a senior official with the Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts, said on Saturday.
Auspicious works of art were gifted to Japanese representatives on behalf of the city during an exhibition ceremony on Saturday to honor the friendship and understanding between China and Japan amid the COVID-19 epidemic.
On June 1, 2020, the National school of beautiful writing art held its first online class –the students of the "Beautiful Handwriting" course, which started in March, but was interrupted due to the COVID-19 epidemic, switched to distance learning.
A Great Chinese Calligraphy and Painting exhibition participant, a friend of the World Calligraphy Museum, a wonderful calligrapher, Mr. Mao Guangsong, came from Beijing to his hometown of Huai'an to attend the Science and Technology for People. I am participating in the struggle event May 30 dedicated to the National Day of Science and Technology Workers of Huai'an City 2020.
The World Calligraphy Museum staff and the museum director A. Shaburov personally express condolences to the relatives and friends of doctors who died from coronavirus. A deep bow and sincere gratitude to the doctors for their truly heroic work in the fight against the epidemic!
The World Calligraphy Museum collection was replenished with another work by the Russian graphic artist Yuri Koverdyaev.
On May 24, the Slavic Writing and Culture Day is celebrated in memory of the holy Equal-to-the-Apostles Cyril and Methodius throughout the Slavic world. The importance of the writing in the development of civilization history is difficult to overestimate. In the language, as in a mirror, the whole world is reflected, our whole life. The writing possibilities are not limited by the time or distance. But people didn’t always master the art of writing. This art has been developing for a long time, over many millennia.