International book fair about Vietnam’s one thousand year old capital anniversary third Vietnamese exhibition

– a fair on international books in 2010 will be held in Hanoi under the theme “Celebrating 1,000 years of Thang Long – Hanoi” from sept 17-21.

The Vietnam international book fair was first held in 2005 and is currently held twice a year. However, after the second o­ne, which was held in 2007, the third o­ne, instead of being held in 2009, is set to be held in 2010 to welcome the 1,000 year anniversary of Thang Long – Hanoi.

Mr. Ly Ba Toan, deputy head of the Publishing Department, said that publications o­n the subject of 1,000 years of Thang Long – Hanoi will be the central focus of the exhibition. The Hanoi Publishing House, together with the Hanoi Book Distribution Company are the two main providers of these particular publications.

In the past, the Vietnamese publishing house has brought to readers grand and valuable works about Hanoi.

This year’s book fair is held in a large area (5,000 square meters) and for the first time will take place in both indoor and outdoor spaces.

It will see the participation of 60 publishing houses, book distribution companies, book stores and printing foundations across the country, together with nearly 30 foreign agencies.

BTA (Communist Party of Vietnam Online Newspaper)