Calligraphy Competition-Scottish Heat Tues 1st Dec 2015 6pm

The Confucius Institute for Scotland is pleased to be hosting the Scotland heat of a global Chinese Calligraphy Contest being organised by Sinolingua. Taking place at the in the Institute at Abden House on Tuesday 1st December from 6pm, the competition is open to all non-native speakers of Chinese.

Artist practising calligraphyMany students enjoy learning Chinese characters. Some students take this enjoyment further by studying Chinese calligraphy while others start with an aesthetic enjoyment of the form. Whichever is the case for you, join us to take part in the heat. All participants will receive a beautiful calligraphy gift set and Chinese refreshments will be on offer during the evening. If successful you can progress to the next stage and might even be the winner of a return flight to China!

The theme of the competition is Chinese Calligraphy-an art of global appeal‘.

Programme for Tues 1st December

Confucius Institute for Scotland calligraphy teacher Chi Zhang will give a short lecture and demonstration before contestants take up their brushes. Contestants can choose which script to use and there is no limit on the content, number of words, signature etc. All materials will be provided.

All contestants attending on 1st Dec will receive a beautiful calligraphy gift set and Chinese refreshments will be available on the evening.

Competition Process

Representatives of SinoLingua (sponsors of the global competition) will take photos of each completed work while a video describing the creation of the work will also be made. Completed work will be uploaded to the Mass Selection website. There, following on from the judging, selected artwork will progress to the second round and hopefully to the Finals with the chance to win the top prize of a round-trip flight to China.

To arrange to take part or if you have any questions please email Chi Zhang.

This competition is organised by SinoLingua.  For more info please visit the competition website