The first Book Fair for Children to recommend quality books by local and foreign authors for children of different ages is being held on HCM City's Pedestrian Book Street from September 27-29.
Authorities in HCM City are promoting a reading culture in the community through a series of new programmes organised this year.
The rise of modern media, internet and smart devices is killing traditional forms of reading books and newspapers. However, Nguyễn Bá Nha bucked the technological trend to create a library for his community.
The annual Việt Nam Book Day (April 21) kicked off yesterday in Hà Nội with various activities at Thống Nhất Park and the National Library.
Cần Thơ City in the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta will host its third biennial Book Expo with the theme Sách – Tri Thức, Phát Triển, Hội Nhập (Books, Knowledge, Development, Integration) from March 25-31.