Annual calligraphy charity event raises fund for poor people

A calligraphy charity event with aiming to raise fund for the poor on Tet was opened at Nghia An Hoi Quan Pagoda in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 5 on February 11.

Calligraphers write nice words in calligraphy to visitors. (Photo: Sggp)

Calligraphers namely Truong Han Minh, Chau Van Xuong, Ly Tung Nien, Tran Tien Minh, Truong Lo, Huynh Hien Binh, Lam Han Thanh, O Huu Phat, Trinh Huy, Huynh Hien Vi, Ha Le Hoa and Phung Tuyet Binh joined in the event and performed nice words in calligraphy to visitors.

Started five years ago, the annual calligraphy charity show which is usually held on December 23 of the lunar calendar has collected about VND700 million from businesses and sponsors to support disadvantaged people on Tet holidays.

The event was organized by the Sai Gon Giai Phong Newspaper, and the Calligraphy Association under the Literature and Arts Association of Ethnic Minority Groups of Ho Chi Minh City.

By Thuy Binh – Translated by Kim Khanh

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