Present-day digital technologies can make people forget how to write and even think! Fortunately, there still are some eternal values in this chaotic world. Coming to the International Exhibition of Calligraphy held at the Academy of Arts in St. Petersburg it is easy to believe that there is no business without studying calligraphy.
Source: Pen World, magazine # 5 (25), 2008
Hans Maierhofer's article "International Exhibition of Calligraphy in St. Petersburg" published in Ars scribende.
RIA News reports referring to the quote by Pyotr Chobitko, Presidium Chairman of the National Union of Calligraphers, that a group of Russian calligraphy artists created the first ever handwritten copy of the Constitution of the Russian Federation.
Source: Promising, daily magazine
On Thursday, September 11th at 12 pm the press centre of AiF newspaper (42 Myasnitskaya Str., metro stations: Turgevevskaya, Chistye Prudi, Sretensky Boulevard) will welcome a press-conference on the subject: PRESENTATION OF THE HANDWRITTEN CONSTITUTION OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION IN THE FRAMEWORK OF THE INTERNATIOANL EXHIBITION OF CALLIGRAPHY.
Source: Argumenti I Fakty, press centre