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Sigining ceremony of the agreement to continue project of English books donation to Vietnamese libraries, period 2017-2022

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On August 4, 2017 morning, in Ha Noi, the National Library of Viet Nam (NLV) and The Asia Foundation (TAF) held the signing ceremony of the agreement to continue the project of donating English books to Vietnamese libraries in the period 2017-2022. Attending the ceremony, from TAF were Mr. Michael DiGregorio – Country Representatvice of the Viet Nam office, Mrs. Dinh Kieu Nhung, Office manager and Educational programs officer, from invited guests were Mrs. Vu Duong Thuy Nga – Director of the Library Department, Mr. Nghiem Xuan Dong – Head of America-Africa Division, International Cooperation Department, Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism; Mr. Hoang Hai Long - Office Manager, Publishing, Printing and Distribution Department, Ministry of Information and Communication; Mr. Pham The Khang – President of Vietnamese Library Association, Mr. Vu Hung Cuong, Director of the Institute of Social Sciences Information, Mrs. Tran Thi Bich Hue, Director of the Military Library; from the NLV were Mrs. Kieu Thuy Nga, Director and deputy directors, head of the library divisions.

 

Books donation ceremony of the Embassy of the Republic of Peru

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On the morning of 26th July, 2017, the books donation ceremony of nearly 20 books donated by the Embassy of the Republic of Peru in Viet Nam took place at the National Library of Viet Nam (NLV). Attending the ceremony were Mr. Luis Tsuboyama – Chargé d'Affaires of the Embassy of the Republic of Peru in Viet Nam, Chargé d'Affaires of the Embassy of Colombia, representatives of the American Department – Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Viet Nam’s Union of Friendship Organizations, Mrs. Kieu Thuy Nga – Director of the NLV together with Deputy Directors and Head of Divisions in the unit. Nearly 20 books with numerous topics: history, painting, cultural heritage…chosen by the very Chargé d'Affaires Mr. Luis Tsuboyama will bring an introduction of Peru country and its people to many Vietnamese readers.

 

The National Library of Viet Nam held the Conference to review the first 6-month operation of 2017

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On 6th July, 2017, the National Library of Viet Nam (NLV) held the Conference to review the first 6-month operation of 2017. The NLV has executed the tasks and work plans set out in the favorable period, but still encountered many difficulties and challenges. In the first 6 months of 2017, with the attention and direction of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the NLV has brought into play its tradition, initiative, determination and activeness in fulfilling the following professional tasks and work fields: Receiving book publications, doctoral dissertations; Handling professional documents of national books, foreign books, doctoral dissertations, articles are kept stable compared to the same period in 2016; The outcomes of material preservation, cleaning, rehabilitation, restoration and storage all increased from 4% to 8% compared to the last year’s same period. The work of addition and exchange is well maintained. The door is guaranteed to be open to readers. IT application activities are concerned and achieve certain results. Viet Nam Library Journals are periodically published. The administration, management, security, and orders shall comply with the set regulations …

 

The signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the establishment of Viet Nam Children’s Cultural Library

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On 29th June, 2017, at the Korean Press Center, the National Library of Viet Nam (NLV) and the International Cooperation Foundation of Korea (ICF) signed the Memorandum of Understanding for the establishment of “Children’s Cultural Library” at the NLV. The signing ceremony solemnly took place with the witness of ICF executive board, Hyundae Oil Bank Foundation, the National Library of Korea, the National Library of Korean Youth, the Korean Cultural Promotion Institute, the Embassy of Viet Nam in Korea and Leaders of the NLV. The project will be focusing on upgrading facilities, investing in modern equipment and book resources for children in 03 languages: Vietnamese, English, Korean and several Viet Nam and Korea’s ethnic musical instruments, typical toys with the aim to creating a fresh, innovative and stimulating library space and building the reading habits for Vietnamese children as well as bringing them positive cultural experience about the culture of two countries. The project is expected to be launched and put into operation in November 2017 on the occasion of the 100th Anniversary of the NLV.

 

The Pacific Alliance Photo Exhibition and Film Week

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On 23rd May, 2017, the Minister of Culture, Sports & Tourism in collaboration with the Embassies of Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru held Photo Exhibition and Film Week on the country, the people, the culture of The Pacific Alliance’s 04 member countries at the National Library of Viet Nam (NLV). This event brought an opportunity for people and readers to not only learn more about The Pacific Alliance but also be introduced about the country, the people, and the culture of 04 member countries by photographs and films of Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru.Speaking at the Opening Ceremony, Mrs. Huynh Vinh Ai – Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports & Tourism very much appreciated the initiatives and efforts of 04 embassies above who have organized this Photo Exhibition and Film Week. This great event helps promote friendship and cooperation, boost trade and cultural exchange between Viet Nam and The Pacific Alliance; helps people understand and share more the diverse values and cultural identities of The Pacific Alliance’s friend countries.

 
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