VOV.VN - Located in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City, Nguyen Van Binh Book Street is proving to be a popular destination among visitors ahead of the Tet Book Street festival 2020 which is scheduled to take place from January 22-28.
The Vietnamese Embassy in Cambodia on November 14 handed over 500 books to the Cultural Centre and Library in Kampong Speu province, aiming to encourage the country’s reading culture and human resources training.
Ho Chi Minh City’s authorities are promoting reading culture in the community through a series of new programmes organised this year.
A poor reading culture complete with substandard library facilities have been cited as factors behind Vietnam’s low reading rate, education insiders said at a recent seminar.
VOV.VN - It was unveiled on Friday, September 8, that a second book street is preparing to open this October on Nguyen Dong Chi Road in District 7 of Ho Chi Minh City, reports the Zing Online newspaper.
Children of Quang Phu commune in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue can enjoy a library facility at the home of a local elderly farmer, who loves reading and poetry.
The 2017 Book Festival officially opened at the National Library of Vietnam in Hanoi on April 20 as part of activities to mark the Vietnam Book Day (April 21) and the World Book and Copyright Day (April 23).
VOV.VN - April 21 is observed as Reading Day in Vietnam. Recently, book streets and festivals have been opened, promoting the community’s reading culture.
Books need a space in which events honouring reading culture can take place and readers can share their passion for reading while holding direct dialogues with authors.
VOV.VN - A writing contest to look for ambassadors of reading culture has been officially launched in Hanoi as part of the project “Let’s Read” by the Vietnam Intellectual Cooperation Centre (VICC), aiming to promote reading culture in Vietnam.
The Ministry of Education and Training kicked off the third Vietnam Book Day in Hanoi on April 19 in an attempt to raise public awareness of the importance of books and promote reading culture in Vietnam.
The ninth Ho Chi Minh City Book Fair will open at Le Van Tam Park in the southern city from March 21-27, featuring more than 720 booths from 167 domestic and foreign publishers.
Many bookstores in HCM City have become ideal places for students to read books without pay.