CEAS | Tibetan Calligraphy Day 2024

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Pyle Center | 702 Langdon St. Madison, WI
@ 12:00 pm - @ 4:00 pm

Explore Tibetan calligraphic arts with a special event commemorating Tibetan Calligraphy Day 2024! Established in 2017 by calligraphy associations in Tibet, Tibetan Calligraphy Day falls on 4–30, April 30), a date with special meaning—4 for the number of vowels in the Tibetan alphabet, and 30 for the number of letters—and celebrates Tibetan calligraphy and language, including traditional forms, new scripts, and artistic manifestations. It is observed widely across Tibet and in Tibetan communities worldwide with displays, competitions, and writing activities.
This event is FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! It will occur over TWO DAYS from April 26 (12–5pm) and April 27 (11am–4pm) in Pyle Center 325/326.
This event is hosted by The Latse Project and is co-sponsored by the UW–Madison Center for South Asia and the Center for East Asian Studies. The Latse Project is an all-volunteer non-profit dedicated to the promotion of Tibetan language use and literacy, and the sharing of knowledge. In 2018, Latse organized the first Tibetan Calligraphy Day to be held outside Tibet in New York City, have held two subsequent calligraphy exhibits since in Paris, France, and at the University of Virginia.