29th International Book Fair of Havana as from this Thursday

29th International Book Fair of Havana as from this Thursday

Sixteen books will be launched by Cuban publishers in order to honor the homeland of Ho Chi Minh.

The satisfaction of the people, the Government, and the Communist Party of Vietnman, with the election of that country as the Guest of Honor of 29th International Book Fair of Havana is enormous, as was stated by Vo Van Phuong, first vice-president of the Commission of Propaganda and Education of the Central Committee of the Party of that Asian nation.

This was patented during a press interview, held only a few hours before the inauguration of the most important literary event that takes place on the Island; an event that will start this Thursday. The first event of the Fair will begin with the presence of a high-level delegation from Vietnam, to also celebrate the 60th anniversary of the establishment of the diplomatic relations between our two countries, the official emphasized.

Sixteen books will be launched by Cuban publishers in order to honor the homeland of Ho Chi Minh, according to Sandra Sarmiento, vice-president of the Cuban Book Institute.

In addition, traditional Vietnamese dance and folk music will come to us, performed by means of typical instruments that will bring us closer to genres recognized by the UNESCO as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, said Nguyen Minh Nhut, general director of the Artistic Culture Directorate of the Commission of Propaganda and Education.