International Exhibition of Calligraphy
Contemporary museum of calligraphy,
National Union of Calligraphers,
MVK International exhibition
The II International exhibition of calligraphy
In 2009 Moscow became the capital of calligraphy
It is where the Orient meets the West, professional artists speak to amateurs, classical calligraphy joins ultramodern art pieces. The exposition will feature art works from 33 countries: refined Slavonic and European calligraphy, traditionally reserved Japanese and Chinese creations, elegant scripts of the Hebrew and Arabic calligraphy schools.
The metropolitan audience has a rare chance to see valuable handwritten books, calligraphy masterpieces included in the Guinness World Records. Visitors may participate in mink-festivals of the Japanese, Tibetan and Slavonic cultures and visit calligraphy master-classes.
The exhibition is organized under the aegis of the Commission of the Russian Federation for UNESCO and supported by the Ministry for cultural affairs of the Russian Federation. Also the exhibition was officially recognized by the Russian Orthodox Church, the Russian rabbinate, Russian Council of Muftis and Buddhist organizations. This all emphasizes the special significance of the coming event for the cultural heritage.
October 14: from 2.00 pm (by invitation)
October 15 — November 14: from 10.00 am to 8.00 pm (by ticket)
Ticket sales up to 7.30 pm
* adults — 300 RUR
* students (only with students ID cart) — 150 RUR
* children of 16 and downward, retirees and physically challenged — free of charge.
Art album « Mystery of the world calligraphy » — 700 RUR.
Attendees to the exhibition who buy the art album « Mystery of the world calligraphy » will get a special gift and a badge for free admission to the exhibition at any time (you can give the badge to your friends and relatives).
Moscow, Sokolniki exhibition centre, pavilion 7а
+7 495 995 05 95
MVK Exhibition company
Address: 107113 Moscow, 1 Sokolnichesky val, pavilion 2
Tel.: +7 495 995 05 95, ext. 477
Mob.: +7 916 353 18 28
Tel.: +7 495 995 05 95, ext. 530
Mob.: +7 926 188 88 10
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