Thang Long Imperial Citadel will become a colossal book

Thang Long Imperial Citadel will become a colossal book in the Book Festival day “Hanoi – City for peace” during 26/9-2/10.

The Book Festival opens from 8-21h every day during the period. Accordingly, the Book Festival covers the book stands displaying and introducing books with the subjects such as: “Old Thang Long – Present Hanoi” “Book’s journey” “President Ho Chi Minh and Hanoi Capital” “Hanoi with country’s seas and islands” and “Discovering the world”, “Selected books”…

Particularly, the book stand “Old Thang Long – Present Hanoi” will introduce the readers the books and publications about cultural tradition, history of Thang Long – Hanoi, establishment and development process of the Capital with the focus as Bookcase “Thang Long – thousand years of civilization”.


Documents, books published from the end of 19th century to 1970s of 20th century (focus are the books published during nine-year resistance war against French colonialists 1945 – 1954) will be displayed in the book stand “Book’s journey”.

Besides, the book stand “President Ho Chi Minh and Hanoi Capital” introduces the books, photos, documents about President Ho Chi Minh’s life and achievements and other publications of the subject “Learning and following President Ho Chi Minh’s moral sample”.

Vietnam Association of Publishers will introduce the books which have been awarded with “Vietnam Books Award” every year in the book stand “Selected books”.

In addition, the Book Festival “Hanoi – City for peace” has many other book stands to introduce, sell books, publications of other kinds (literature books; economic books, scientific-technical books; e-books and digital books …) published by the publishing houses and companies at discount price.

Within the framework of the Book Festival, the talks about Thang Long-Hanoi culture, reading culture and exchanges with the authors who wrote about Hanoi will also be organized in the Center for Thang Long-Hanoi Heritage Preservation.

During the Book Festival, Organizing Board will call for book donation for the libraries, schools and cultural post-office in the mountainous communes, very poor communes in the city, soldiers and people in Truong Sa Island District (Khanh Hoa).

The Book Festival “Hanoi – City for peace” will be held on occasion of 60th anniversary of Capital’s liberation (10/10/1954-10/10/2014) and 15th anniversary of Hanoi’s recognition as “City for peace” by UNESCO (1999-2014).

T.Le – Vietnamnet

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