Calligraphy and Light: A Mesmerizing Exhibition

To celebrate Vietnam's Cultural Heritage Day (November 23), a calligraphy exhibition has commenced at the Temple of Literature. This event aims to showcase the art of calligraphy and its cultural significance. Visitors will have the opportunity to admire beautiful calligraphic works created by talented artists. The exhibition offers a unique insight into the rich history and traditions of Vietnam, making it a must-visit for anyone interested in the country's cultural heritage. Don't miss the chance to witness the elegance and intricacy of calligraphy at this remarkable exhibition.


calligraphy exhibition titled Net Dan Thanh has recently opened at the Temple of Literature in Hanoi. The exhibition showcases 60 artworks by 16 calligraphers, beautifully combined with light technology.

The displayed works feature a rich variety of styles, demonstrating the skillful art of painting words on paper.

Curator Nguyen Thanh Tung stated that the event aims to introduce a contemporary perspective on calligraphy, which is traditionally seen as a classical form of art.

By incorporating light and utilizing modern techniques, the exhibition offers visitors a fresh and vibrant experience of calligraphy, bringing new colors and beauty to this ancient discipline.

For the calligraphers, this exhibition represents a new approach and allows them to infuse their works with new emotions and feelings.

Le Xuan Kieu, the Director of the Van Mieu-Quoc Tu Giam Cultural and Scientific Activities Center, expressed his hope that this exhibition would inspire and motivate calligraphers, especially the younger generation, to create more innovative works in the future. This, in turn, would further promote calligraphy and cultural activities at the Temple of Literature.

The exhibition will run until November 30.

 Le Xuan Kieu, Director of the Van Mieu-Quoc Tu Giam Center for Cultural and Scientific Activities, speaks at the opening ceremony. Photo courtesy of the center
The exhibition features 60 works by 16 calligraphers. Photo courtesy of the center
 Visitors contemplate the artworks. Photo courtesy of the center
 The exhibition offered visitors a modern perspective on the art of calligraphy. Photo courtesy of the center