40 Books on the Topic of Vietnam Exhibited in Argentina

On April 30, the Vietnamese Embassy to Argentina, in collaboration with Acercando Ediciones Publishing House and the Argentine Book Association, inaugurated an exhibition titled "Vietnam Space" at the Buenos Aires Book Fair.

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The exhibition was held to celebrate the 49th anniversary of the liberation of the South and national reunification, the 70th anniversary of the Dien Bien Phu Victory, and the 134th birthday of President Ho Chi Minh.

Vietnam Space introduces Argentinian friends and international guests who visit the Buenos Aires Book Fair to the country, history, people, culture, construction, development, and global integration of Vietnam.

Vietnam Space at the Buenos Aires Book Fair.

Books, newspapers, and magazines in Spanish on many topics such as President Ho Chi Minh, General Vo Nguyen Giap, the resistance war against invaders to protect the Fatherland, and Vietnam’s sovereignty over the East Sea are displayed at the fair. Among them, the book “Some Theoretical and Practical Issues about Socialism and the Path to Socialism in Vietnam” and “Steadfast on the Path of Innovation” by the General Secretary. Nguyen Phu Trong was a highlight.

According to writer Fernando Darío Roperto (Argentina), many of the displayed books were printed and published in Argentina, including “Selected Works of Ho Chi Minh” and “Vietnam, 3 Decisive Campaigns” by Cuban journalist Luis Manuel Arce published by Acercando Ediciones Publishing House. Three books written by General Vo Nguyen Giap on the people’s resistance were published by Cien Flores Publishing House.

“These precious works and documents have been republished many times by Argentine publishers Acercando Ediciones and Cien Flores,” said writer Fernando Darío Roberto.

Held annually since 1975, the Buenos Aires Book Fair is one of the most famous cultural events in the world. This year, the event had the participation of 430 booths and more than 1,500 publishers, book distributors, and agents from more than 40 countries.

Also within the program, many conferences, book presentations, courses, seminars, meetings, and exchanges between famous writers, journalists, poets, and cultural and artistic experts were organized. The fair will run until May 25.

Valerie Mai