Korean Calligraphy Contest Celebrates the Words of President Ho Chi Minh
On the afternoon of September 22, at the Special National Monument of Van Mieu - Quoc Tu Giam, a signing ceremony of a memorandum of understanding on the co-organization of a cultural exchange event took place between the Vietnam Cultural Heritage Association and the Korean Institute of Culture Resources. The event is part of a series of activities to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and Korea, in order to promote the similar traditional cultural heritage values between the two countries.
|The signing ceremony of a memorandum of understanding on the co-organization of a cultural exchange event between the Vietnam Cultural Heritage Association and the Korean Institute of Cultural Resources. Photo: HanoiMoi|
As a result, it was decided to organize a writing competition and exhibit of "President Ho Chi Minh's quote on Korean calligraphy" in conjunction with the Korean Institute of Cultural Resources and the Vietnam Cultural Heritage Association. The objective is to introduce traditional Korean culture in general and handwritten Korean culture in particular to Vietnam, as well as to mobilize the creative application of traditional cultural values for international exchanges. Ho Chi Minh's sayings have evolved into a "guideline" for Vietnam's modernization as a nation, as well as increasing Koreans' understanding of Vietnam's intangible culture and his ideas.
Speaking at the event, the President of the Vietnam Cultural Heritage Association Do Van Tru expressed, "In daily life, President Ho Chi Minh's simple but profound sayings have a great influence on the thinking and way of life of Vietnamese youth. Besides, Vietnamese youth learning Korean is increasingly popular, which is also the foundation for the 2022 Vietnam-Korea Cooperation Program to be implemented, in which, the combination of calligraphy art Korea and Ho Chi Minh's philosophy are the main ideas of the event."
|Assoc. Prof. Dr. Do Van Tru, Chairman of Vietnam Cultural Heritage Association, speaking. Photo: Bao Van Hoa|
Previously, the writing and display of the "President Ho Chi Minh's quotes on Korean calligraphy" contest were kicked off on September 18, 2022, in Korea, with the active participation of the practicing calligraphy community in Boryeong city, opening up opportunities to learn about Vietnamese cultural heritage.
In the next roadmap in Vietnam, the two sides plan to carry out many meaningful activities, such as: Promoting propaganda and promotion the contest's content and meaning; organizing talks, introducing and interpreting the meanings of President Ho Chi Minh's quotations; Hangeul calligraphy training, in order to attract more people to the event; organizing a performance and writing contest "President Ho Chi Minh's quotes on Korean calligraphy" to select excellent works for awarding as well as woodcarving by local artisans; organized an exhibition at the Vietnam Fine Arts Museum, introducing award-winning calligraphy works written on paper, woodcuts by artisans as well as stone inks made by the "living human treasures" of the artist. Korean artifacts and other related works of art by Vietnamese artists on the occasion of Vietnam Cultural Heritage Day 23-11.
|Dr. Seung Young Uhm, Director of the Korean Cultural Resources Institute, and Dr. Le Thi Minh Ly, Vice President of the Vietnam Cultural Heritage Association signed a memorandum. Photo: Ollie Le Nguyen|
At the meeting to prepare for the writing and display contest "President Ho Chi Minh's quotes on Korean calligraphy", Dr. Seung Young Uhm, Director of the Korean Cultural Resources Institute, and Dr. Le Thi Minh Ly, Vice President of the Vietnam Cultural Heritage Association signed a memorandum of understanding to co-organize a cultural exchange event between the Cultural Heritage Association and the Vietnam Cultural Heritage Association and the Korean Cultural Resources Institute.
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