Vietnamese books introduced Argentina’s Buenos Aires

Thursday, 02/05/2024 16:16
A Vietnamese space was launched by the Vietnamese Embassy in Argentina, the Acercando Ediciones Publishing House and the Argentinean Book Association at the Buenos Aires International Book Fair 2024 on April 30.
The Vietnamese space at the Buenos Aires International Book Fair (Photo: Vietnamese Embassy in Argentina)

The event aims to mark the 49th of the Liberation of the South and National Reunification Day of Vietnam, the 70th anniversary of Dien Bien Phu Victory and the 134th anniversary of President Ho Chi Minh's birthday (May 19).

At the event, more than 40 book titles, newspapers and magazines about Vietnam in Spanish language, covering a wide range of topics such as President Ho Chi Minh, General Vo Nguyen Giap, the resistance wars against foreign invaders and the struggle for national sovereignty are introduced. Especially, some books by Party leader Nguyen Phu Trong are also on display.

Covering 45,000 square meters, the Buenos Aires International Book Fair is the most popular book fair in the Spanish-speaking world annually held since 1975. The event attracts the participation of 430 booths and more than 1,500 publishers, book distributors and agents from more than 40 countries. It is expected to welcome more than a million readers and more than 12,000 book professionals.

Organised by Fundación El Libro, a non-profit organisation whose mission is to promote books and reading habits, the event will run until May 25./.