First Book Street opens in Hanoi

The first Book Street in Hanoi was opened yesterday in December 19th Street  in Hoan Kiem district after a long time waiting for experts’ opinions.

The symbol of the book street (Photo: SGGP)

The symbol of the book street (Photo: SGGP)

The book street covering 200 meters is a place to display and introduce best and new books. It is a place where book lovers can access to various books as well as take part in exchanging meetings with authors in and out the country.

The book street has 16 booths simply designed with ornamental flower pots in harmony with surrounding space. Famous publishers including the Truth Publisher,  Education Publisher, Kim Dong Publisher, Women Publisher, Nha Nam Joint Stock company, Tien Phong Joint Stock Company... are seen in the book street.

In the heart of the book street is a small square where exchanging meetings and activities will be held.  Symbol of the book street depicting an opened book is positioned in the ends ò the street.

Two information stations where visitors can search for the information of culture, history and tourism of Hanoi are also set up. Wife is free here. 

By Mai An - translated by Uyen Phuong

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