Book festival for children in suburb districts opens

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The 2017 “Books for Children in Suburban Areas” festival opened at the Cultural Center in the suburban district of Hoc Mon in Ho Chi Minh City on May 30.

Readers will enjoy 10-50 percent discounts on books and stationery. (Photo: Sggp)

Readers will enjoy 10-50 percent discounts on books and stationery. (Photo: Sggp)

 This year’s event will be organized in Hoc Mon District from May 30-June 4; and in Cu Chi District on June 7-11.

Launched in 2005, the book festival for children in suburb districts has become a annual large-scale book fair, offering more than 30,000 copies in various fields, such as comics, literature, text and reference books and others.

Readers will enjoy 10-50 percent discounts on books and stationery.

The book show’s organizer, HCM City Books Distribution Co (Fahasa) will have also activities supporting disadvantaged students at 19 bookstores in cities and provinces nationwide.


By TUONG VY – Translated by Kim Khanh

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