Talented Farmers Display Calligraphy Skills at Beijing Expo

October 10, 2017
By Fan WenjunEditor: Alice Shang

Wang Huanrong, Party branch Secretary of Xigaozhuang Village, gives a speech. [Women of China/Fan Wenjun]

 

The National Art Museum of Beijing held a calligraphy exhibition of work by farmers on September 28 on the theme "Greeting the 19th National Congress of the China Communist Party (CPC)".

The 150 paintings on display were made by villagers aged from eight to 85 living in Xigaozhuang Village, north China's Hebei Province.

The participants all study calligraphy at classes run locally.

Furthermore, the village has hosted another 20 classes in subjects such as painting, dancing and military music band.

Local groups played flute music, gave a catwalk show and demonstrated tai chi at the opening ceremony.

Visitors at the exhibition. [Women of China/Fan Wenjun]

Two women present a piece of calligraphy. [Women of China/ Fan Wenjun]

Attendees watch the opening ceremony at the National Art Museum of Beijing. [Women of China/Fan Wenjun]

Chinese models take part in a catwalk show at the National Art Museum of Beijing. [Women of China/Fan Wenjun]

Visitors at the National Art Museum of Beijing [Women of China/Fan Wenjun]

Villagers take photo of themselves with their calligraphy. [Women of China/Fan Wenjun]

 

(Women of China)

 

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