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Calligraphers wear face masks, give words in Temple of Literature

February 14, 2021 | 16:54

Amidst the complicated development of the Covid-19 pandemic, a shield is erected between calligraphers and visitors in Ho Van (Hanoi) to minimize contact.

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Calligraphers wear face masks, give words in Temple of Literature
Photo: Zing News

On February 13 (the second day of the Lunar New Year), Ho Van (opposite the Temple of Literature) started to open for visitors. The relic management board has taken many anti-Covid-19 measures, Zing News reported.

Calligraphers wear face masks, give words in Temple of Literature
Photo: Zing News

A shield is put up between calligraphers and visitors to reduce contact.

Calligraphers wear face masks, give words in Temple of Literature
Photo: Zing News

People asking for calligraphy keep a safe distance with each other.

Calligraphers wear face masks, give words in Temple of Literature
Photo: Zing News

Calligraphers strictly comply with wearing face masks.

Calligraphers wear face masks, give words in Temple of Literature
Photo: Zing News

Given the complex situation of the Covid-19 epidemic, the Temple of Literature’s management board suspended Spring calligraphy festival and collective incense offering. Asking for and giving calligraphy has long been a traditional custom, hence, the management board has made effort to serve the needs of people.

Calligraphers wear face masks, give words in Temple of Literature
Photo: Zing News

Tourists queue to buy tickets to enter the Temple of Literature.

Calligraphers wear face masks, give words in Temple of Literature
Photo: Zing News

Visitors are required to wash their hands with sanitizer and checked body temperature.

Calligraphers wear face masks, give words in Temple of Literature
Photo: Zing News

Staff are mobilize to remind people to wear face masks.

Calligraphers wear face masks, give words in Temple of Literature
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A woman in Ao dai (Vietnamese traditional costume) dons face mask while praying at Khanh An pagoda, Ho Chi Minh City’s District 12.

Calligraphers wear face masks, give words in Temple of Literature
Photo: Baotintuc.

People go to the pagoda to wish for a New Year full of prosperity, happiness and luckiness.

Calligraphers wear face masks, give words in Temple of Literature
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Mrs. Le Thi Tam, from Thu Duc city said that this year her whole family went to the pagoda to pray for luckiness and peace. Due to the Covid-19, the number of visitors declined and everyone followed the rule of wearing masks, she added.

Calligraphers wear face masks, give words in Temple of Literature
Photo: Baotintuc
Calligraphers wear face masks, give words in Temple of Literature
Photo: Kinhtedothi

Wearing face masks is one of the effective ways to stem the quick spread of Covid-19.

Calligraphers wear face masks, give words in Temple of Literature
Photo: Kinhtedothi

The management board of Van Xuan pagoda in Thai Binh province prepares sanitizer and face masks for visitors.

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A person washes her hand with sanitizer before entering the pagoda.

Calligraphers wear face masks, give words in Temple of Literature
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People abide by wearing face masks at a pagoda in Da Nang city.

Calligraphers wear face masks, give words in Temple of Literature
Photo: Vietnamnet

Going to the pagoda at the beginning of the Lunar New Year has become a tradition of Vietnamese.

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