Presentation of the International Exhibition of Calligraphy
Today at 02.00 pm Alexey Shaburov, General Manager of the project, President of Sokolniki MEC and Andrei Lapshin, Director General of Sokolniki MEC, led the opening ceremony of the official presentation of the International Exhibition of Calligraphy and of the exposition of the world’s leading calligraphers.
The ceremony was attended by: Lyubov Dukhanina, Member of the Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation, Doctor of Pedagogic Science; Chen Wenfu, continuator of a great dynasty of Chinese calligraphers, member of the Chinese Scientific Union of Antithetical Couplets; Aleksandr Krutov, the Moscow City Duma Parliamentarian; Nikolai Taranov, Doctor of Pedagogic Sciences, Candidate of Art History, Professor, member of the Union of Artists of Russia; Nikolai Nikolayev, Doctor of Philology, Head of the Rare Books Department of the Russian National Library; Hebrew scribes Avraham Borshevsky and Izzy Pludwinski; American calligraphers Gunnlaugur SE Briem and Anna Belkina, etc.
Calligraphers from different countries could communicate and discuss the related issues.
A magnificent laser show was organized within the framework of the International Exhibition of Calligraphy.