Calligraphers’ street

Recent lunar days of the year of the Dog, people of different age groups and foreign visitors flock to calligraphers’ street in the Van Mieu (Temple of Literature) – Quoc Tu Giam (Vietnam’s first university) to ask for their favorite calligraphic words and learn more about Vietnam’s folk culture through well-arranged spaces at the temple.  PANO would like to introduce some photos of the unique street in Hanoi. Children visiting the street to learn more about the ancient and beautiful tradition of the Vietnamese people A calligrapher in Vietnamese traditional long dress writing calligraphic words Stalls decorated to attract visitors People usually asking for words, such as “luck”, “longevity” “prosperity” and “happiness” to wish for a happy year Stalls also attractive to foreign tourists According to Calligrapher Nguyen Van Tu, the street is more crowded than last year because it is well decorated. A corner of the temple Translated by Tran Hoai


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