The event, which is organized by the municipal Department of Information and Communications, will last until June 7.

About 16,000 book titles in diverse genres are introduced at the fair along with around 30 events like exchanges, book launches and interaction activities.

A lot of children visit the fourth Ho Chi Minh City Children's Book Fair which will last until June 7.

There will be discount programs of up to 20% on the occasion, giving children more opportunities to get their favorite books.

A forum entitled "Helping children form active thinking when using technology in the digital age" will be held on June 6 within the framework of the book fair. The event aims to share methods of educating children, helping them adapt to changes in the living environment, especially providing the necessary knowledge and skills to grow up in the digital age.

The first Ho Chi Minh City Children Books Awards which are dedicated to works written for children were announced by the organizer at the fair's opening ceremony. Entries should be submitted from June 2 to the end of January 2024.

According to Lam Dinh Thang, Director of the municipal Department of Information and Communications, the awards aim to promote and improve the quality and quantity of children's books.

Source: VNA