St. Petersburg will get a chance to look into calligraphy

St. Petersburg will get a chance to look into calligraphy

The unique International Exhibition of Calligraphy opens at the exhibit halls of I.E. Repin State Academic Institute for Painting, Sculpture and Architecture in St. Petersburg. As the organizing committee and, daily online newspaper report, during the whole week everyone is welcome to examine works of calligraphers from all over the world, the amazing masterpieces of masters who dedicated their lives to the art of beautiful writing. The International Exhibition of Calligraphy will be held in St. Petersburg, from September 16th — 21st. The event is dedicated to the finesse of the ancient art which was left forgotten in Russia for a long period of time.

“No doubts the exhibition will attract the attention of both calligraphy experts and its lovers,” the organizers remarked.

Visitors will be impressed with the exposition which includes historical manuscripts“ samples of different ages. The organizers are planning to deliver a series of master classes by the most prominent and distinct calligraphy writers and a set of lectures with a hands-on learning activity both for adults and kids.

Within the framework of the International Exhibition of Calligraphy, the first handwritten copy of the Constitution of the Russian Federation will be presented to the general public on September 17th at 2.00 pm. This is a truly unique and unsurpassed project initiated and jointly organized by the National Union of Calligraphers and the Rare Book of Saint-Petersburg Publishing House.

The International Exhibition of Calligraphy will become a real marquee event in the cultural sphere of Russia, having united aesthetic and spirituality together so everyone was able to see the riches of world cultural history. One of the exhibition's mottos: “Calligraphy is the art of excellence.”

The exhibition will take place at 17, Universitetskaya Embankment. It will be launched on September 16th and will last until September 21st.

Source:, daily news online