|The HCM City Book Pedestrian Street Company has launched a contest to seek the most inspiring books for Vietnamese youth. – Photo courtesy of the organisers|
HCM CITY – The HCM City Book Pedestrian Street Company on Wednesday launched a contest to seek the most inspiring books for Vietnamese youth.
The event is part of the city’s activities to celebrate the 66th anniversary of Việt Nam Publishing Day, falling on October 10.
Quách Thu Nguyệt, the company’s deputy director, said the contest would introduce good books to readers and promote the reading habit among the community.
Readers, publishers, book distributors, and book companies are eligible to take part in the contest.
Each person or an enterprise can vote for two to five book titles by November 15. All books are published in Việt Nam.
Participants can send their votes to http://bigtime.vn/binh-chon-sach-duong-sach-2018-3742, or they can vote directly on the Book Pedestrian Street in District 1.
On November 16, the organiser will provide a list of nominated titles to the public to vote for the best 20 titles. The vote will close on November 30.
The organiser and the jury will announce the 10 best titles at an awards ceremony on Book Pedestrian Street on January 6.
The organiser will award trophies to authors and publishers of the winning books. – VNS