chito-fpendaygrp2[Photo by Chito Gregorio]

Fountain Pen Network-Philippines and Urban Sketchers Philippines recently celebrated Fountain Pen Day with an art exhibit last Nov. 6-8, and a pen and sketch meet last Nov. 8. Fountain Pen Day is celebrated worldwide every first Friday in November.

Lamy, Parker, Sheaffer and Scribe Writing Essentials sponsored the event, with sales booths at the venues.

markescay-lamy[Lamy Safari and Al-Star pens. Photo by Mark Escay]

parkerbooth3ticky-sheafferboothscribe-boothfpenday-artexhibit[Parker, Sheaffer and Scribe booths. Art exhibit. Photos by Ticky Tabujara]

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romana-fpendaygrpromana-fpendaygrp2[Photos by Romana Go]

There were calligraphy demonstrations at the Scribe booth, by Ever Camua and Fozzy Castro-Dayrit.  There was also a sketching contest.

markescay-ricasketch[Photo by Mark Escay]

There were also smaller seller tables, offering vintage and secondhand pens, and leather pen wraps/cases.

markescay-penwraps[Photo by Mark Escay]

ticky-mangadringticky-wahlbooth[Photos by Ticky Tabujara]

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Some members brought their own pens for show-and-tell.


[Photo by Mark Escay]


[Photo by Ticky Tabujara]

It was a well-attended, fun event that lasted until 10pm. Congratulations to the organizer!