The World's Largest Poetry Anthology Written In Vietnamese Calligraphy (Ben Tre province, Vietnam)


( On 1st July, 2022 in Ben Tre province (Vietnam), World Records Union (WorldKings) conferred new world records on Mr.Vu Dang Hoc and Nguyen Dinh Chieu Library for creating and possessing the world’s largest poetry anthology written in Vietnamese calligraphy.

The "Nguyen Dinh Chieu Thi Tuyen" poetry anthology was created by record holder and calligrapher Vu Dang Hoc in more than 05 months (from January 2022 to May 2022). This 209-page poetry anthology is hand-crafted by the creator and is written in Vietnamese calligraphy on Xuan paper. The poetry anthology measures 180cm in length, 140cm in breadth, 25cm in thickness, and weighs 500kg. The book is packed in a box made of oak and red doussie, its cover embossed with the portrait of cultural celebrity Nguyen Dinh Chieu. The book consists of two main parts: the literary works of Nguyen Dinh Chieu and the poems of the next generation written about him.

Representatives of Vietnam Records Organization (VietKings) besides the "Nguyen Dinh Chieu Thi Tuyen" poetry anthology. (Photo by VietKings)


The book was created to commemorate the 200th Anniversary of the Birth of cultural celebrity Nguyen Dinh Chieu (1822-2022), which has contributed to storing, preserving, and widely spreading the cultural and historical values of Vietnam to the world.

The book consists of two main parts: Part 1 - The works of the famous celebrity Nguyen Dinh Chieu and Part 2 - A collection of poems by later generations written about the famous celebrity Nguyen Dinh Chieu.

The book was respectfully received by the Representative of Ben Tre Province and is currently on display at the Nguyen Dinh Chieu Library in Ben Tre Province for domestic and international visitors.

Mr. Duong Tan Phat, Director of Nguyen Dinh Chieu Library received symbolistic poetry anthology from the author Vu Dang Hoc.


Representatives of Vietnam Records Organization (Vietkings) attended the event, including: Dr. Lawyer Nguyen Van Vien, Member of the Council of World Records Union (WorldKings), Vice Chairman of the Vietnam Record Association; Mr. Tran Hoang - Chairman of Marketing Association, Permanent Mem Council of Vietnam Records Organization (VietKings); Mrs. Nguyen Thi Quynh Ngoc - General Secretary of the Vietnam Records Organization (VietKings); Mrs. Vo Luu Lan Uyen - Deputy Secretary General of the Vietnam Records Organization (VietKings); Ms. Nguyen Thi Tuong Van - Head of the International Relation Division of the Vietnam Records Organization (VietKings).


Mrs. Nguyen Thi Quynh Ngoc announced the Authorization Letter from World Records Union (WorldKings)


Mr. Nguyen Van Vien (the left most) and Mr. Tran Hoang (the second from the right) conferred world record certificates to representatives of People's Committee of Ben Tre province and Mr. Vu Dang Hoc.

Xiang Yun (Editor) - World Records Union (WorldKings)


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