Spring Book Street – A destination for book lovers

Tuesday, 2017-01-31 11:27:35
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This year’s Spring Book Street includes 25 display booths, with the participation of various publishers and book companies.
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NDO – The 2017 Spring Book Street was officially opened on January 30 (the third day of the first Lunar month), in Le Thach Street and Ly Thai To Flower Garden, Hanoi, attracting many people.

As one of activities to celebrate the 87th founding anniversary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (February 3, 1930 - 2017), the event also aims to create a cultural space for people to read during Tet holiday, honoring the culture of reading and the reading development movement.



The organising board arranged a number of areas for reading and relaxing.



Delegates cut the ribbon to open the event.



Chairman of the Hanoi City People's Committee Nguyen Duc Chung presents li xi (lucky money) to children, who participated in the opening ceremony.



Activities at the event include exhibiting, selling books; introducing new publications, exchanging with writers; introducing the art of calligraphy, coloring and painting for children; and organizing a number of Xuan Tho program, traditional art performances.



The book street also features a spring newspaper stall featuring various press agencies. All money acquired through selling Tet newspaper’s will be donated to purchasing books for libraries in mountainous areas.



Nine mobile book stalls were arranged along Le Thach Street



A child reading a new book



The event will run until February 5, 2017 (the ninth day of the first Lunar month).

DUY LINH