Old book festival - A meeting for book lovers in Hanoi

Saturday, 2014-11-29 17:52:13
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NDO – The first Hanoi Old Book Festival 2014 is taking place at No.176 Thai Ha Street, Hanoi on November 29-30 with a series of useful activities.

The event offers book lovers the opportunity to exchange their old books for new ones and to take part in a seminar on book with Lawyers Ta Thu Phong, Translator Dinh Ba Anh and Doctor Nguyen Duc Thanh, who are well-known book collectors in Hanoi.

Highlight of the festival is a book exhibition, which showcases some precious books from Hanoi Library and Information Centre under The Ministry of Education and Training.

Organised by Alpha Books Company, the festival aims to create a cultural space, where brings old book lovers and secondhand booksellers closer. The festival is scheduled to be held annually in the future.

The event attracts the participation some organisations and individuals in exchanging old book field such as Ha Thanh Secondhand Book, Books sales, Ancient Book, Tung’s books and Chien Secondhand Book. The units introduce many precious books such as Dream psychology: psychoanalysis for beginners translated by Nguyen Xuan Hieu in 1970, which is highly evaluated by collectors.

The books will be auctioned at the event. The organising board will spend 50 percent of the amount from the auction to buy books for Lac Son A High school’s library, in Lac Son district, Hoa Binh province.

Additionally, Alpha Books Company will call for donations of books for the Lac Son A High school’s library.