Ho Chi Minh City’s book street to honour women

March 6, 2020 | 09:28 am GMT+7

A programme of events will be held at Ho Chi Minh City’s Book Street (Nguyen Van Binh Street, District 1) from March 6 until the end of this month to honour the good values which women have brought to life.


 The event, themed “For the beloved one-half of the world's population”, will be held on the occasion of the 110th anniverasy of International Women’s Day (March 8, 1910-2020).

Interesting book titles and quotes from various publishing houses will be showcased, aiming to express the sincerest of thanks to women worldwide.
Director of Ho Chi Minh City’s Book Street, Le Hoang, said that many special policies and gifts will be introduced during the month for readers, especially women.
Notably, an interactive playground will be set up for readers, including the recording of sentiments to beloved women, inspirational quotes and a photography corner.
In addition, visitors will have the chance to join various interesting activities including wrapping books with cloths, painting insects with fingerprints, collecting bottle caps and making toys from them, and donating books to bookshelves of entertainment and education.
On March 8, a talk on different types of herbs in Vietnam will be held in the presence of researchers, scientists and pharmacists. The participants will learn more about over 200 species of herbs from Vietnam’s tropical climate.
During the programme, the book street’s management board will attend to the measures relating to the prevention and control of the covid-19 disease for all employees, readers and visitors.