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Summer book fair held at museum

Update: April, 15/2014 - 15:19
The fair is open to the public between 8am and 9pm, April 16 – 20, at Viet Nam Women Museum, 36 Ly Thuong Kiet Street.— File Photo

HA NOI (VNS) — Some 4,500 books will be launched at a summer book fair at the Women Museum in downtown Ha Noi later this week.

The books cover various topics, including politics, history, literature and economics, as well as topics related to foreign languages, sciences and housework tips.

The fair will launch a movement to collect books for Women and the Family Bookshelf for the benefit of women living in remote regions.

The public will get the chance to meet noted authors and translators such as Do Bich Thuy, Nguyen Bich Lan and Phong Diep.

At the fair, in addition to promoting the sale of books at prices between VND5,000 and VND35,000 per copy, sales discounts between 20 and 50 per cent will be offered for all titles.

Various games and talk shows will be conducted at the fair, including a workshop for parents titled "We Are Friends, My Children," at 2.30pm, April 19.

The fair, which has been co-organised by the Viet Nam Women Museum, Women Publishing House and Kim Dong Publishing House, is being held to promote Viet Nam's Book Day (April 21) and the World Book and Copyright Day (April 23).

The fair is open to the public between 8am and 9pm, April 16 – 20, at Viet Nam Women Museum, 36 Ly Thuong Kiet Street. — VNS

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