Poem Day to comes to Hà Nội in February

Update: January, 26/2017 - 08:00
Vietnamese poets living in Việt Nam and abroad are expected to participate in this year’s Poem Day in Hà Nội. —VNA/VNS Photo Minh Đức
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — The 15th Việt Nam Poem Day will be held on February 11 at the Temple of Literature in Hà Nội.

The highlight of this year’s event is the introduction of a space for poetry for children where poem competitions will be held. 

There will be talks with authors and winners of the 2016 Literature Award held at the traditional poem space.

This is also the first time the Poet’s Path opens, where biographies and notable works of famous poets will be featured.

An exhibition will be held to mark the 60th anniversary of the Việt Nam Writers’ Association, featuring valuable documents, images and artefacts that demonstrate the achievements of the association over the past 60 years, according to the association.

It is expected that numerous Vietnamese poets across Việt Nam and overseas will participate in this year’s Poem Day.

In other provinces, Poem Day events are held at historical sites or at travel destinations. —VNS