Under the theme “Books – Knowledge and social development”, the event aims to honour the value of books and affirm their role, position and importance in social life; promote reading in the community; improve people’s awareness of the importance of reading and improve responsibility of all levels, committees, agencies and social organizations in building and developing reading culture in Vietnam.

Diverse activities will be held, such as a book exhibition, exchanges with historian Duong Trung Quoc, and with former head of the Department of Publication and chairman of Vietnam Publishing Association Nguyen Kiem; and story telling in Vietnamese and English.

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The organizing board of the fair will receive donations from groups and individuals to support libraries in remote and mountainous areas.

The event will run until April 23rd with the participation of several famous publishing houses to introduce thousands of books with preferential prices./.

Compiled by BTA