Global Traditional Chinese Calligraphy Competition Rules and Regulations
1.Traditional Chinese character is one the inherent cultures of Taiwan. Comparing to the simplified version, traditional Chinese not only have authenticity of the Chinese language, but also praised by Chinese character experts. The goal of this competition is to promote the beauty and style.
2.This event is directed by Ministry of Culture, R.O.C.
3.Hosted by: 中華書畫會、Tamkang University, Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall, 台北書 畫院, International Calligraphers Association, 國際蘭亭筆會, 漢榮書局有限公司 (香港),中國硬筆書法協會, etc.
4.Organized by 中華書畫會 and Tamkang University. 5.Rules and Regulations a) All participants must choose regulated number of words from Thousand Word Classic word pool. The number of words limit is illustrated in point C. b) There is no nationality regulation. Note that application of this competition must be filled completely. Your personal information will be used for this event and this event only. Each participant is only allowed to submit one calligraphy work for Writing and Calligraphy sections. Attendee's qualification will be canceled if submission is more than one work in the same section, submission is not written by the participant himself/herself, or submission copies other's work. c) This competition is divided into two sections: writing section and calligraphy section. Writing Section Participant in writing section must write in traditional regular script. Participant's work is evaluated by the correctness and formality. Participant must choose at least 100 words from Thousand Word Classic. There is no regulation of work size, word size, and form. Punctuation is also not needed in your work. Participant's signature is required on the work. You may use pen, brush, e-pen, or other electronic tool. Save the electronic file or scan your work and submit by email, and paper submission is not accepted. Note that all submission must be clear and legible. Calligraphy Section Participant must choose at least 50 words from Thousands Word Classic, and write the work in traditional regular script, clerical script, or seal script. The size of this competition must be bigger than 35x7cm, and follow the tradition calligraphy format. Also, your stamp and signature are both required at the end of your work. Framing is not required for your submission. All submission in this section must be in paper form and mail to: 台北郵政 80 號信箱 中華書學會或 台北書畫院 No.12, Ln.30, Sec1, Jinshan S.Rd., Da-an Dist., Taipei d) There is no entry fee for this competition. e) All submission will NOT be returned to you. These submission will be collected by Tamkang University for research purpose. You will be asked for permission to use the work for Chinese calligraphy promotion in the future. If you do not wish your work be used in such purpose, please do not submit your work. All evaluation process and the winner will be posted on our website. 6.Evaluation process and prizes a) All submission will be reviewed by judges in one place. The evaluate committee will invites experts from different countries as the judges for this event. The evaluation process will contain two stage, only selected submission will qualify for the first round and compete for the final stage. b) Prizes Special Award: Only 5% of participant will be awarded, with one prize certificate. Honorable Mentions: Only 2% of participant will be awarded, with one prize certificate. Fine Writing Award: Only 30 participant in each section will claim this awarded, with prize certificate and prize. Excellent Writing Award: Only 5 participant in each section will win this prize. The winners will be invited to the award ceremony and awarded with medal. 7. Deadline: All works must be submitted by November 25th , 2015. Late submission will not be accepted. 8. The competition result will be announced on December 2nd . 9. The award ceremony will be hosted at Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall on December 19th . 10. Should you have any question, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org, or www.big5.org.tw Resource and reference: Traditional Chinese characters reference: The most used Chinese words, Ministry of Education http://stroke-order.learningweb.moe.edu.tw/character.do Advanced Chinese Calligraphy Magazine: One word from Thousand Word Classic www.shufafriend.com.tw