Friday, December 10, 2010

Singaporean Calligraphers Participated in the First Biennale International Arts and Calligraphy (Hainan) Exhibition 新加坡琼籍书画家参加首届(海南)国际书画双年展

Three Singaporean calligraphers were invited to participate in the First Biennale International Arts and Calligraphy (Hainan) Exhibition on Construction of ‘International Tourist Island of Hainan’, which is organized by the Hainan Provincial Tourism Bureau and the Provincial Federation of Literary and Art Circles, co-organized by the Provincial Calligraphers Association, the Provincial Artists Association and the Provincial Painting & Calligraphy Academy. The four-day exhibition, held at the Hainan Provincial Museum in Haikou City, was declared open on 4 Dec 2010.
The three Singaporean calligraphers who were invited are Goh Toh Piow (Wu Duobiao), Khoo Seng Kong (Qiu Chengguang) and Tan Kee Sek (Ceng Jice).
This biennial exhibition of calligraphy and painting is one of the important activities on developing Hainan as an international tourism destination. It is one of the biggest, most high profile and influential art and calligraphy events. It will be held once every two years with the aim to develop an attractive brand with distinctive cultural flavor. This will help to enhance the quality of life for the people of Hainan.
The exhibition received more than 150 calligraphic works from countries and regions such as Brazil, Canada, USA, France, Korea, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Brunei, Vietnam, mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan.

(Notes: The English names of associations, organizations and events are taken from the Chinese official websites.)



1 comment:

  1. 我觉得很驚讶,新加坡有好多位书画家,怎么只有三位书画家参与这个大会展呢?希望來届的展览会有更多新加坡的海南书画家踴躍参与盛会。