VietNamNet Bridge – Calligraphers grouped up at Vietnam’s first university – the Temple of Literature – in Hanoi in the morning of January 13, ready to give scripts for Tet. This year young calligraphers are absent from the event.
The street of calligrapher is the road along the Temple of Literature.
The street in the opening day.
As the weather is cold, calligraphers do not wear ao dai (men’s night gown).
This year not many young calligraphers participate in the event.
Nguyen Manh Hung, who has attended the Street for Calligrapher program for many years,
said that he is very happy to be here to serve people and to promote traditional culture.
A calligrapher is writing parallel sentences.
Visitors can talk with calligraphers about calligraphy. A young calligrapher,
Trinh Tuan, over 30, in jeans.
Calligrapher Cung Khac Luoc, who has never been absent from any
Street for Calligraphers program.
Parallel sentences for Tet holiday.
Tran Thi Minh Chau, one of several female calligraphers.
Some painters also work at the Street for Calligraphers.
Many people come here to ask for scripts to hang in their home at Tet. The Street
for Calligraphers will last until the 10 th day of the lunar New Year.