Conference to review activities of Ho Chi Minh city book street

Ho Chi Minh City Department of Information and Communications has held a conference to review activities related to Ho Chi Minh book street.

Over the past time, the book street has contributed to creating a reading culture space for people. Activities on the street attracted thousands of local people and tourists, becoming a place of cultural exchange for people.
Ho Chi Minh City Book Street (Source:
During the first six months, the book street has obtained turnover of VND15 billion. More than 240,000 books were sale. Many units held programmes to introduce new books, hold exchanges with authors and give signatures to readers. Arts and book exhibitions, seminars, old book exchanges and activities to mark Vietnam Book Day were held.
In the remaining months of the year, the book street will improve its facilities, promote popularization and connection with readers, and organize activities associated with the great festivals of the city in particular and the country in general./.
Compiled by BTA