Poet Xuan Quynh bestowed Ho Chi Minh Prize

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Vietnam's most famous modern woman poet, Xuan Quynh was awarded the Ho Chi Minh Prize in Literature and Arts.

Poet Xuan Quynh bestowed Ho Chi Minh Prize

The decision No.602 was signed by President Tran Dai Quang on March 30 to present the title for her collections of poems, “Loi ru mat dat” (The lullaby of the earth) and children's poetry book “Bau troi trong qua trung” (The sky in an egg).

Poet Xuan Quynh (1942-1988) was born in the northern province of Ha Tay.Her husband is Luu Quang Vu, a poet and famous playwright. She is well-known for romantic poems, such as Song (wave), Thuyen va bien (Boat and sea), Tho Tinh Cuoi Mua Thu (Love Poem for End of Autumn).

By Mai An – Translated by Kim Khanh

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