The translated versions of Vietnamese and Taiwanese literary works (Photo: thanhnien)

Hanoi (VNA) – Writers from Vietnam and China’s Taiwan expressed their wish to enhance literature exchange, and cooperation in translation of literary works during an exchange held in Hanoi.

The event on August 13 drew the participation of Vietnamese writers and 30 others from Taiwan.

Highlighting similarities in the two cultures, the writers discussed measures to expand their collaboration in the future.

The exchange saw the launch of the Vietnamese version of a book by Taiwanese writer Chen Yingzhen and the Chinese version of the poem collection “Di ngang qua the gian” (Passing through the world) by Vietnamese poet Tran Nhuan Minh.

Also, participants at the event had a chance to enjoy a performance of Taiwan’s glove puppetry (Potehi or Budaixi).-VNA