Cheap book festival in HCM City

A book festival offering a special promotional program will be held at Ho Chi Minh City Exhibition House in Dsitrict 1 from September 16-25.

Ho Chi Minh City Book Distribution Corporation (Fahasa) will display over 3,000 stationeries and thousands of titles with more than 300,000 copies. Books will be highly discounted during the event.

Accordingly, readers will have a chance to enjoy items up 50 percent off original prices and cheap prices from VND2,000, VND3,000, VND5,000, VND10,000 and VND15,000.

The “Month of Phuong Nam book” will be organized at Phuong Nam Cultural Corporation’s bookstores nationwide from September 15- October 15.

About 1,000 titles will be offered at a discount of 10-50 percent during the month. Special prices, VND2,000, VND3,000, VND5,000, VND10,000 and VND15,000 will be applied for some books.

The event also includes many exchanges and book signing between authors and readers in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Can Tho and Phan Thiet.

The first exchange will be held in Nguyen Van Binh Book Street in HCM City on September 17. The debut book “My dear Hanoi” by photographer Huu Bao will take place at Laca café in Hanoi on September 23.

By Tuong Vy – Translated by Kim Khanh

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