Van Mieu street covered with calligraphy

(VOV) - Many calligraphy artists are gathering on the street outside Hanoi’s Van Mieu (Temple of Literature) to show their beautiful writings in both Chinese and Vietnamese characters to those who like to adorn their home with such gifts as best wishes for prosperity and happiness in the upcoming Year of the Snake.

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A young calligraphy artist at work
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Brushes used to write on materials such as paper, bamboo and even stone
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Some girls in practice as calligraphy artists
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Another corner of Van Mieu street