Chinese calligraphy is at the heart of Chinese national culture and a cultural expression of Chinese aesthetic ideology. In the afternoon of 21 November (Mon), the award ceremony for the ” First Chinese Culture Festival – Escola Tong Nam (Primary Section) Stipple Calligraphy Competition” was held at Escola Tong Nam. 48 students were awarded with the first runner-up and merit prizes. Dr. Cheang Neng Ian, Deputy Director of the Centre for Chinese History and Culture (CCHC) of the University of Macau, was invited to attend the ceremony to present the prizes to the winning students and to view the calligraphy works. As one of the cultural programmes of the First Chinese Culture Festival, the competition aims to cultivate young people’s interest in calligraphy, to let students experience the outstanding traditions of Chinese culture from a young age, to learn about traditional Chinese culture, to stimulate their interest in Chinese history and culture, and to enhance their understanding of Chinese culture.
Dr. CHEANG Neng Ian, Deputy Director of CCHC and Principal IEONG Chan Kei of Escola Tong Nam
Viewing students’ calligraphy works
Award of winning students