Spring Book Fair – A space for book lovers

Thursday, 2018-03-29 04:49:53
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NDO – The Spring Book Fair 2018, considered as the reading culture festival, opened on March 28 at the Vietnamese Women's Museum, 36 Ly Thuong Kiet Street, Hoan Kiem district.

The event attracts a large number of book lovers.

The book fair is an annual activity, organised by three major publishers: Women Publishing House, Kim Dong Publishing House and Youth Publishing House, held from March 28 to April 1.

Nearly 40,000 books in various genres, including culture, education, politics, economics and literature are being offered at favourable prices starting from VND2,000 (US$0.08), as well as a sale promotion of up to 50 per cent, alongside interesting gifts accompanying the books being sold.

In addition, the participations will have the opportunity to attend a talk on tips to hunt for government scholarships, which will be shared by writer Tran Ngoc Thinh, best-seller author of the book titled Du Hoc Khong Kho (Studying Overseas is not Difficult) at 9am, March 31.

Noted writer Nguyen Thi Thu Hue will also discuss her short stories collection titled Cua De Danh (Reserved Property) with the audience at 3pm, March 31.

Various games and drawing activities are also being held at the fair.

On the occasion, the fair’s organising board will organise a ceremony to hand gifts worth VND10 million (US$438) to the library at Thien Phuc Pagoda in Quynh Phu District, in the northern province of Thai Binh.