It attracted hundreds, even thousands of readers daily.

The information was released at a conference held by Ho Chi Minh city Department of Information and Communications on January 10th.

A corner of the book street
An activity at the book street (Source: tuoitre.vn)
According to Quach Thu Nguyet, Vice director of Ho Chi Minh City book street MTV limited ability company, diverse activities took place at the street in association with great festivals of the nation and the city.

Activities included 267 events introducing new books and offering exchanges with writers, 28 special activities related to great festivals, and 31 exhibitions on books, photos and paintings.

In 2016 and 2017, the street lured 3.9 million people./.

 

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