National Online Book Fair to celebrate Vietnam Book Day

March 16, 2021 | 09:23 am GMT+7

The Ministry of Information and Communications will host a national online book fair from April 15 to May 15 in celebration of the eighth Vietnam Book Day, which falls on April 21 each year.


The opening ceremony will take place at 9am on April 17 on the e-commerce trading floor at
The ministry has asked functional agencies to hold activities in response to the Vietnam Book Day from central to local levels in order to bring books closer to the public.
The Vietnam Book Day will kick off on April 18 in Ho Chi Minh City Book Street, featuring an assortment of activities including exchanges between readers and authors, seminars, book introductions, and events to promote reading culture and digitalisation in the publishing industry.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc issued Decision No.284/QD-TTg on February 24, 2014, designating April 21 as Vietnam Book Day in order to encourage reading culture among the public.