Vietnam Poetry Day has become an attractive event for poets at home and abroad (Photo: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) – The Vietnam Poetry Day 2017, the 15th edition, will be held in Hanoi on February 11 or the 15th day of the first lunar month of the New Year (Nguyen Tieu festival), with a special space designed for children’s poet clubs.

This year, the “Vietnam’s Children Poet Space” for children clubs’ activities will be organised with three pavilions beside those for cities and provinces, the Vietnam Writers’ Association announced on January 24.

Meanwhile, the traditional poetry space will give exchange opportunities for groups of outstanding poets of different generations and authors winning awards of the Vietnam Writers’ Association.

Another space will also be designed for poets from cities and provinces as well as poet clubs nationwide to meet and introduce their works.

This year’s event will also feature the “Path of Poet” for the first time to introduce the portrait and works of major poets of Vietnam.

An exhibition will also be organised as part of activities to mark the 60th anniversary of the Vietnam Writers’ Association, which will showcase documents, photos and items highlighting achievements of the association so far.

As schedule, the northern province of Vinh Phuc will introduce pottery making and its Huong Canh pottery products, while Hoa Binh will promote the unique culture of Mo Muong and gongs of Muong people. Vinh Phuc and Bac Ninh will also jointly host poets who come to join the event.

Localities will also respond to the event. In Thai Nguyen, it will be organised in the Dinh Hoa Safety Zone.-VNA