HÀ NỘI — A book fair will be held at Thăng Long Citadel to celebrate the 65th Hà Nội Liberation Day on October 10.
The five-day event, from October 2 to 6, will include a book launch, seminar and talk show.
|Hoàng Thành Thăng Long will host the book fair from October 2 to 6 to mark the 65th anniversary of Hà Nội's Liberation Day. Photo tienphong.vn|
"This year, the fair will be even bigger and feature domestic and foreign publishing houses," said Nguyễn Thị Mai Hương, deputy director of the Information and Communications Department.
Publishing houses and book distribution companies such as Kim Đồng Publishing House, Literature Publishing House, Nhã Nam, Thái Hà and Đinh Tị will also be at the fair.
A novel written in Vietnamese by Serbian author Marko Nikolic, Phố Nhà Thờ will be released by Nhã Nam Books.
The fair will also welcome publishing houses and associations from Myanmar, the Phillippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, Japan and the Southeast Asia Publishing Association.
A space with the theme Hà Nội - 20 Years of City for Peace will display books and documents to introduce the history and culture of Thăng Long - Hà Nội.
Paintings themed I Love Hà Nội - The City for Peace by foreign children will be exhibited.
Seminars will be held with the participation of writers and researchers to introduce two books entitled Tuyển Tập Tư Liệu Công Ty Đông Ấn Anh về Kẻ Chợ - Đàng Ngoài 1672 - 1697 (Collection of British East India Company about Thăng Long - The North 1672 - 1697) and Tư Liệu Công ty Đông Ấn Hà Lan về Kẻ Chợ - Đàng Ngoài 1637 - 1700 (Collection of Dutch East India Company about Thăng Long - The North 1637- 1700).
Various talks will take place on the sidelines of the fair with participation of writers Chu Lai, Trung Sỹ and historian Dương Trung Quốc. VNS