Gusli and guqin (qin) are two related musical instruments known since ancient times, which fully reflect the history and national flavor of their countries of origin. Both the gusli and the guqin bear a large layer of traditional culture. It is no coincidence that the event attracted the attention of representatives of various circles: politicians, cultural figures, scientists.
“The Great Chinese Calligraphy and Painting” exhibition, designed to celebrate a landmark date, the 70th anniversary of establishing diplomatic ties between the Russian Federation and the People’s Republic of China. The event gathered more than 400 masterpieces by renowned artists from various Chinese provinces under one roof.
Sokolniki Exhibition and Convention Centre is happy to present an interview with Bronislav Vinogrodsky, where the renowned sinologist, the author of first books about Chinese tea and tea tradition in Russian, founder and visionary behind a new post-Soviet Union tea movement in the 1990s-2000s, shared why he was interested to take part in “One Belt – One Road” exhibition, and his opinion of Sokolniki Exhibition Centre.
The exhibition is designed to celebrate the 70th anniversary of establishing diplomatic ties between Russia and China, and promises to introduce Chinese culture, unlock the tricks of Chinese writing, and strike with sophisticated Chinese calligraphy. The list of exhibitors features leading calligraphers and artists of contemporary China, representing the entire spectrum of styles, from classic to avant-garde, as well as all Chinese provinces, from the north to the south. For the first time one exhibition in Russia will showcase masterpieces never previously exhibited in Russia or anywhere else in the world.
The display feature cards from the early 20th century, the pre-revolutionary period, the 1930s, the World War II era, and others. A special section will be devoted to a unique collection of New Year greeting cards sent by famous Chinese people to their Russian comrades from 1949 to 1953, when our two countries enjoyed a strong friendship. The postcards are the courtesy of director of St. Petersburg museum "The Old New Year", Vladislav Dmitriyev.
An exhibition of vintage greeting cards has opened at Moscow’s calligraphy museum. It features hundreds of 20th-century New Year messages, dating from the pre-revolutionary period and the decades that followed. The postcards are the courtesy of director of St. Petersburg museum "The Old New Year", Vladislav Dmitriyev.