Chinese Calligraphy at the Federation of Filipino Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry

Chinese calligraphy experts, enthusiasts, students were treated to one day demonstration and art exhibit at the exhibition hall of the Federation of Filipino-Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry in Muelle de Binondo street in Binondo, Manila.

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Filipino-Chinese calligraphers

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Federation of Filipino -Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry Inc. building

The one day event was well-attended, teachers, students from well-known Filipino-Chinese schools like Saint Jude Catholic School, Saint Stephen, Philippine Cultural College, Hope Christian School, Grace Christian College among others were on hand at the opening.

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Saint Jude Catholic School students grade 9 and 11

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Chinese Calligraphy

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stage area

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Master Chua Hu Hua

I also met Mr. Reynaldo Ong de Jesus, Master Chua Hu Hua and Mr. Dewey Tan among others were at the exhibition hall of the building.

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Mr. Dewey Tan

The federation members also have a room with hundreds of grocery bags to be donated to the victims of taal volcano eruption.

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donations

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There were also a mini-bonsai exhibit from the personal collection of Master Chua Hu Hua– who is also a bonsai artist.

To cap the opening of calligraphy exhibition, a sumptuous lunch buffet was also prepared by the organizers.

Celebration of the 10th Anniversary of Chinese Calligraphy and Paintings

The Filipino- Chinese community together with several artists group, students and professionals were in full force at the ground floor of the Federation of Filipino-Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Inc. Building located at Muelle de Binondo, Binondo, Manila.

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The celebration theme is ” Spring Festival Culture and Art Exhibition” featured several artists, students, professional ones. This also coincide the arrival of spring and Chinese New Year.

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Federation of Chinese-Filipino Chamber of Commerce and Industry officers, invited guests, members of different art associations and schools.

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paintings featuring horses

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different kinds of fruits, under the sea paintings

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Master Chua Hu Hua posing before his bonsai and art works

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Chinese calligraphy with poems

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Mr. Dewey Tan

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Mr. Reynaldo Ong de Jesus ( right) , Ms. Judy Tan ( principal of Saint Stephen High School)  together with art association members.

There are no entrance fees at the exhibition which is open from 8:00 am until 4:00 pm, the art and calligraphy exhibit will run until January 28, 2019.

 

 

 

 

1st Asean Chinese Art Painting and 9th Filipino-Chinese Art Painting Exhibit

Ground Floor , Muelle de Binondo , Binondo , Manila-Philippines

Asia Pacific Art Painters Association Incorporated , Philippine Branch of AC Arts, Philippines Branch of America Art Research Institute in partnership with Federation of  Filipino -Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industries , Inc. opened an art exhibition of different kinds of paintings and artists from Asean countries like Malaysia , Singapore , Thailand  and Philippines and Asian countries like  China, South Korea and ROC ( Taiwan )

Filipino -Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industries , Inc. Building 

The traditional ribbon cutting ceremony was held past 10:00 am on November 20,2016 Sunday at the main lobby of the Federation of Filipino -Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industries . Chinoy Television which is shown on PTV channel 4 every sunday , also covered the event .

artists showed their mastery of Chinese painting

Chinese calligraphy 

Cat fish painting 

The celebration is incomplete without performance of the drum and lyre band.

Here are some of the notable paintings and artists 

Mr.Rafael Cusi paintings

Mr. Rafael Cusi exhibited some Chinese style paintings , nude on sepia, water color and among others . He is also known by his nickname Popoy Cusi and specializes in water color. He is also dubbed as the “Master of Watercolor in the Philippines” and is acclaimed as one of the top artist of the Philippines in his times including other artists who also specializes in watercolor.

Mr. Christ M. Antonio

Mr. Chris M. Antonio is one of the artists from Santa Maria , Bulacan . Most of his art works are exhibited at the Santiago Gallery near the poblacion area.

Gallery : Santiago Gallery -J.P. Rizal Street ,Poblacion , Santa Maria , Bulacan 

Contact : 0915-096-9676 / 0933-228-829

Artists and organizers pose for a souvenir shot after the ceremonies.

Invited guests , participants , artists and media enjoyed a sumptuous Chinese-lauriat style luncheon .

The exhibit is open to the public from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm until November 24, 2016 Thursday with possible extension .

Note: All photos are exclusive from the author , who was invited to the art exhibit by the organizers .

 

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