What an honor to have such a talented and special person visit our school. Haji Noor Deen is a renowned master of Calligraphy.
Born in 1963, in Yucheng, Shandong Province in China. In 1997, Haji Noor Deen was awarded the Certificate of Arabic Calligraphy of Arabic Calligrapher in Egypt, becoming the first Chinese person to be honored with this prestigious award.
In 2000, Noor Deen initiated and taught the first regular and systemic Arabic Calligraphy course at the Zhengzhou Islamic College in China. In 2005, a piece name “The Ninety Nine Names of God” was acquired and displayed by The British Museum and will be displayed Permanently in the gallery of Islamic Art.
Our students enjoyed their session with him very much and learned a great deal about the ease that comes with hard work. “He makes the writing seem so easy that you think you can do it until you try for yourself, then you realize how hard it is.” -A Peace Terrace Student