Series of events mark Madam Soong Ching Ling's 130th birth anniversary

Leading calligraphers celebrated Madam Soong Ching Ling's 130th birthday on Friday with inscriptions.


Born on January 27, 1893, Soong was the People's Republic of China's honorary president. She was the founder of the China Welfare Institute, which helped women and children.


"We organized the event to cherish and celebrate Soong Ching Ling's contribution," said Jiang Liang, director of the Shanghai Soong Ching Ling Foundation.



Shanghai Soong Ching Ling Foundation plans to hold a calligraphy exhibition in March.