Nearly 3,000 book titles donated to poor children in Lao Cai hinh anh 1At the book festival in Ha Giang province (Photo: VNA)

Lao Cai (VNA)Nearly 3,000 book titles have been donated to impoverished children in the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang at a book festival on April 12.

The event was held by the provincial library and the Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, themed “Books- Partners for the Future” in response to Vietnam Book Day.

Other activities held within the festival included painting and story-telling in Vietnamese and English.

The event helped local students exchange information through books while honouring the roles of books and reading culture.

On the occasion, ten students with excellent performance in study who are also standout members of the local library received certificates of merit from the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.-VNA