Hanoi to host Vietnam reading festival

Vietnam reading festival will be held at the Literature Temple in Hanoi on April 23 under the theme ‘Reading for tomorrow’, announced the Ministry of the Culture, Sport and Tourism, the organizer of the event.

A series of contests will be organized during the festival including book arrangements; drawing; eloquence contest about favorite books; speaking contest on the reading culture, fast reading skills; book exhibitions and book donations for libraries.

A campaign to collect signatures supporting Vietnam Reading Day on April 23 will be one of the highlight activities in the festival.

The first-ever Vietnam reading festival is part of a strategy to honor and develop reading culture from now until 2020.

Source: Cinet – Translated by Kim Khanh

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