Hue City opens book street for the first time
The imperial city of Hue turned Hai Ba Trung street in Vinh Ninh ward, Hue city into a book street on May 1st.
With a total investment of VND 7.5 billion (USD 330,000), Hai Ba Trung book street displays and sells more than 10,000 book titles, of which new book titles account for 40 per cent.
Various types of old and used books in various genres are available here such as children’s books, literature, society, culture and medicine books, and books in English and French languages. Visitors will enjoy a discount of up to 30 per cent -50 per cent on books and documents displayed at Hai Ba Trung book street on its opening period.
Ha Huy Chien, director of the Book-Hue C&C Joint Stock Company said this is an open space for all people to read books, noting that his company has also invited two book companies to directly sell books to Hue readers at reasonable prices./.