Book festival opens in Hanoi

The Book Festival 2021 opened with the theme "Books - Mission to Develop Reading Culture " at the National Library of Vietnam in Hanoi on Friday, as part of Vietnam Book Day (April 21) and World Book and Copyright Day (April 23).

VOV, VOVworld, Book festival, Hanoi, National Library of Vietnam, Book festival, Hanoi, National Library of VietnamPupils attend the opening ceremony of the Book Festival 2021 on April 16. (Photo:

The festival offers book for all ages. Young readers can also enjoy g over 2,000 titles in more than 20 languages using the “Explore Digital Library - Let's Read” technology. Organizers use this event to raise funds, in cash and in books, to build libraries in remote, disadvantaged areas. Promotions are applied to thousands of books.

A broad array of activities will be held to promote reading for the development of reading culture until the event closes next Saturday.

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