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So far, 32 countries have agreed to participate in copyright transactions at, according to Nguyen Nguyen, director of the Publishing, Printing and Publishing Department under the Ministry of Information and Communication.

Spreading a passion for reading

This year’s Book Festival to mark Vietnamese Book Day on April 21 is being held online because of the COVID-19 outbreak.

Reading week launched in Ho Chi Minh City

The reading encouragement week, themed “Books and the young community”, was launched in Ho Chi Minh City on April 19, on the occasion of the sixth Vietnam Book Day (April 21).


Book festival to welcome Lunar New Year

Book lovers in Hanoi can enjoy the Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday by reading to their hearts content, with a book festival set to take place on Book Street on February 18-25.

Comics come back to life via social media

Comics over the years began to disappear gradually, now accounting for only one percent of the market. However, many young artists and producers have recently revived Vietnamese comics with large-scale projects.

HCM City prepares for Street Book Festival

 HCM City’s annual Street Book Festival will be held from January 25 to 31, the city People’s Committee has announced.

Art & Entertainment News Headlines 10/4

 Siu Pham and Jean-Luc Mello grace Tu Do Gallery; New portal to history, culture and food; Exhibition features development of ‘Don ca tai tu’; Music show to highlight Dien Bien Phu victory; Book festival to feature various activities

Art & Entertainment Highlights for October 31

 Twenty countries to participate in Taste of the World 2013; 2013’s largest online book festival in November;

Vietnamese read less than one book/year

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnamese people read 0.8 books a year on average, said an official of the Ministry of Culture - Sports - Tourism at a press conference last week. The figure stunned the press.