Can Tho to host Book Festival

The first Can Tho Book Festival will be held at Luu Huu Phuoc Park in the Mekong Delta City from March 26-31.

The event themed “Book- knowledge and culture” will have about 260 display booths of 100 publishing houses throughout the country.

It is one of the largest-scale book shows in the country, including Ho Chi Minh City Book Festival and Hanoi Book Festival.

The event will present to readers thousands of book titles; exhibition sections introducing rare and valuable works, publications and books on the late president Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam's sea, islands sovereignty, the 40th anniversary of the South's Liberation Day (April 30th), and the Mekong Delta region.

There will also have seminars, exchanges between writers and readers.

By Tuong Vy – Translated by Kim Khanh

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