Can Tho celebrates Vietnam Book Day

Can Tho City Department of Culture, Sport, and Tourism hosted a contest “Book-Trustful Concomitant” at the Can Tho City Library on April 21.

The event had 33 speakers and 110 contestants. The speakers expressed the role of books to a community. They encouraged the development of reading as a tool for critical thinking.

The event held an exhibition displaying more than 1,200 books. This exhibition celebrates the 39th anniversary of the southern liberation, International Labor Day, the 60th anniversary of Dien Bien Phu Historical Victory, and the 124th birthday of President Ho Chi Minh.

Can Tho University of Medicine, Pharmacy, and Can Tho University, and Phuong Nam Cultural Joint Stock Corporation-Can Tho branch will work together to organize a book festival starting from April 21-May 1.

Books will be offered at a 10-30 percent discount during the exhibition.

By Thong Nhat – Translated by Kim Khanh

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