A book fair with the theme Hanoi – The City for Peace will be held at the Thang Long-Hanoi Heritage Conservation Centre to raise awareness about the capital's reading culture.

During the one-week event from September 26 to October 2, the fair will present thousands of books divided into several sections.

Books published between the end of the 19th century and the 1970s, including the resistance war against the French (1945-54), will be featured in the Hanh Trinh Cua Sach (The Journey of Books) section.

Several publications, documents and images about the life and career of President Ho Chi Minh will be on show in the Chu Tich Ho Chi Minh Va Thu Do Ha Noi (President Ho Chi Minh and Hanoi Capital) section.

The event will also include discussions on Thang Long-Hanoi's culture and reading habits as well as exchanges between authors and readers.

The Thang Long-Hanoi Heritage Conservation Centre is located at 19C Hoang Dieu street.-VNA