Foreign celebrities try their hands at calligraphy
Updated: 2014-03-26 10:36
During US first lady Michelle Obama's recent visit to China, she was taught how to hold a writing brush and wrote the Chinese character "Yong," which means "forever".
Chinese calligraphy, as a precious cultural heritage, has inspired many foreigners to learn it. Let's take a look at the calligraphy writing skills of a few foreign celebrities.
Peng Liyuan (L), wife of Chinese President Xi Jinping, demonstrates to US first lady Michelle Obama (C) how to hold a writing brush during a Chinese traditional calligraphy class at the Beijing Normal School, a school which prepares students for university abroad, in Beijing, March 21, 2014. [Photo/Agencies]