Lunar New Year is an important event in the Chinese calendar. It is a time of reunions and feasting on festive dishes with family and friends. During this joyful season, homes are thoroughly spring-cleaned and couplets written in beautiful calligraphy adorn the doorways.
In this special workshop, hear from academic Dr Tan Chee Lay about the fascinating history of Chinese calligraphy. Joining him are calligraphy practitioners Malik Mazlan and Fathiah A’bdussamad, who will be sharing the similarities and differences between Chinese and Arabic calligraphy. Participants can also try their hand at writing in both calligraphy styles!
Admission: $80 per participant or $140 per pair (includes a calligraphy set) | Registered participants to arrive by 1.40pm
Limited spaces available. Enjoy a special discount if you come with your friend/parent or grandparent. This programme is suitable for all participants from ages 13 and above.
Price includes a presentation by Dr Tan, Malik and Fatiah about calligraphy, a take-home calligraphy set (inclusive of brush, stylus, paper and ink) and a hands-on session on writing Chinese and Arabic calligraphy conducted by Malik and Fatiah. Limited spaces available with safe management measures in place. Register at https://workshoplny2021.peatix.com
Venue: National Museum of Singapore
The Salon, Level 1
93 Stamford Rd
When: 13 Feb 2021, 2pm - 4.30pm
By: National Museum of Singapore