Can Tho Book Festival to return in March

The second Can Tho Book Festival will be held at Luu Huu Phuoc Park in the Mekong Delta city from March 25-31, the Department of Information and Communications announced yesterday.

The event will feature 350 display booths of more than100 publishing houses throughout the country and abroad.

The book festival will present to readers thousands of book titles, stationeries and also include seminars, exchanges between writers and readers.

On the occasion, the event’s organization board will launch a promotional program to support libraries in schools and rural areas.

The first Can Tho Book Festival attracted over 300,000 people with 260 booths in 2015. It is one of the largest-scale book shows in the country, including Ho Chi Minh City Book Festival and Hanoi Book Festival.

By Xuan Than – Translated by Kim Khanh

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