|Hanoi book festival with the theme “Hanoi-The City for Peace” opens at the Thang Long Imperial Citadel on October 2, 2019
Deputy Minister of Information and Communications Hoang Vinh Bao addressed the opening ceremony, saying: “Encouraging and developing the reading movement will provide a momentum to build a learning society. This year, the Ministry of Information and Communications and the Hanoi People’s Committee are co-organizing the 6th Hanoi Book Festival. Hopefully, Hanoi and other cities nationwide will continue paying attention to the reading culture and invest more in book-related events.”
The Hanoi People’s Committee unveiled a new book titled “Hanoi-20 years of the city for peace”, introducing Hanoi’s achievements after being recognized as the city of peace by the UNESCO 20 years ago.
On display throughout the festival are 200 booths displaying a variety of genres and educational materials. A wide range of activities are also taking place during the event, including exchanges between famous authors and book lovers, a storytelling competition, and a talk on astronomy.