Quang Nam celebrates the 2nd Vietnam Book Day

The 2nd Vietnam Book Day opened in the central province of Quang Nam on April 21.

The event presents publications and books on Vietnam's sea, islands sovereignty.(Photo: Sggp)

The 3-day event attracted 8 publishing houses featuring nearly 4,000 books in various fields, such as policy, science, nature, history, culture, art and more.

Many activities will be held during the event, such as workshops, stamp exhibition and exchange with children's best selling author, Nguyen Nhat Anh.

On the occasion, the provincial library, Quang Nam Books and School Equipment Company, and Ho Chi Minh City Book Distribution Corporation (Fahasa) offered around 1,000 books to local libraries in remote areas in the province.

The event is part of the Vietnam Book Day which approved in 2014 by Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung. It will occur every year on April 21.

The annual book show is to encourage and promote reading habit in the community and raise awareness of using books as a tool for critical thinking. It will also celebrate appreciation for readers, writers, publishers, distributors, and other affiliates of the publishing industry.

The 2nd Vietnam Book Day in Ho Chi Minh City, Ha Noi and Da Nang also opened from April 18-21.

Readers at the 2nd Vietnam Book Day in Quang Nam (Photo: Sggp)

By Nguyen Khoi – Translated by Kim Khanh

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