The 2nd Hai Chau Book Festival is taking place until 24 April at the western end of Da Nang’s Rong (Dragon) Bridge, opposite the Museum of Cham Sculpture. The event is an ideal place for book lovers, and it will help to promote a reading culture in the city.
The event features around 100 stands which are introducing new and interesting books released by 30 publishing houses, book stores and publishers, the city’s Union of Literature and Arts Associations, and the General Science Library.The first day of the event attracted a large number of local government employees, teachers, students and pupils from Hai Chau District schools, along with locals and visitors. They had the opportunity to chat about Da Nang and Hai Chau District songs with some famous musicians, including Thanh Anh, Minh Duc, Nguyen Duy Khoai and Dinh Gia Hoa.
During the 5-day event, visitors will also have a chance to meet with famous writers, journalists, and music bands, and enjoy attractive discounts at the stands. In addition, local students and pupils will be introduced to colouring on the first-ever Vietnamese colouring picture collections designed by young architect and artist Trong Lee.