Annual biggest book festival in HCM City coming

The 10th Ho Chi Minh City Book Festival 2018 will be held at the Le Van Tam Park in District 1 from March 19-25.

Annual biggest book festival in HCM City coming

This year’s event themed “Book-Culture-Integration and Development” will feature nearly 1,000 display booths of more than 200 local and foreign publishers together with stationery companies.
The festival will introduce to readers 350,000 titles with more than 35 million copies and offer many promotion programs during event. Seminars, speeches from authors and readers, exhibitions on rare and valuable works will be held.
The book fair is an iconic cultural event in the city. It plays an important role in rebuilding and developing popularity of books in Vietnam.
The event is held by the HCM City Information and Communications Department, Sai Gon Culture Corp, HCMC Book Distribution Corporation (Fahasa), the Youth Publishing House, HCMC General Publishing House, and the HCMC Culture–Literature and Arts Publishing House.

By TUONG VY – Translated by Kim Khanh

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