A corner of the Vietnamese booth at the ongoing 42nd International Kolkata Book Fair in West Bengal State, India. (Photo: VNA)

New Delhi (VNA) – Vietnamese culture and people have been introduced to international readers through 300 English publications displayed at the ongoing 42nd International Kolkata Book Fair in West Bengal State, India.

The Vietnamese booth also featured traditional fine art products and pictures illustrating Vietnamese landscapes.

Visiting the booth, Governor of West Bengal Keshari Nath Tripathi spoke highly of the publications introduced at the fair. He also stressed that relations between Vietnam and India have been built based on peace, development and advancement.

The International Kolkata Book Fair is one of the world’s largest book fairs, attracting over 2 million visitors every year. This year’s event, which takes place from January 31 to February 11, drew the participation of publishers from Bangladesh, China, Japan, Russia, the UK, the US and Vietnam.

The Vietnamese Day was held on February 2 in the framework of the fair with art performances delivered by artists of the India-Vietnam Solidarity Committee.-VNA