City hosts Hanoi Book Festival 2011

The Hanoi Book Festival 2011 is being held at the Labor and Cultural Palace in Ho Chi Minh City from October 1 until October 9.

Discounted books attract many readers.(Photo:SGGP)

The event presents to readers more than 10,000 books on contemporary subjects of various topics, offered at 20-50 percent discount during the festival.

Many publishers such as National Political Publishing House, Youth Publishing House, Education Publishing House, Ho Chi Minh City General Publishing House and Vietnam News Agency Publishing House are participating in the book festival.

Hanoi Book Festival 2011 themed “Knowledge Connection” also gives readers a chance to exchange their old books for new ones from October 6-9.

These old books will be used for charity purposes and donated to readers in remote areas of the country.

By Tuong Vy – Translated by Kim Khanh

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