“Give me a ticket to childhood” to be released in US

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Author Nguyen Nhat Anh's novel titled "Give me a ticket to childhood" will be released in the US on October 9. The announcement came from Amazon.com, which hails the book as "the best selling book in the history of modern Viet Nam"."Cho toi xin mot ve di tuoi tho" published by Overlook Publishing House in English version, is named " Give me a Ticket to Childhood". The book has been printed 41 times, a phenomenon in the Vietnamese publishing industry. More than 350,000 copies of the book have … [Read more...]

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“Give me a ticket to Childhood” to be released in the US

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(Cinet) - Author Nguyen Nhat Anh's novel Cho Toi Xin Mot Ve Di Tuoi Tho (Give Me a Ticket to Childhood) will be released in the US on December 9. … [Read more...]

Nhat Anh’s book to be released in US

HA NOI (VNS) - Acclaimed author Nguyen Nhat Anh's novel Cho Toi Xin Mot Ve Di Tuoi Tho (Give Me a Ticket to Childhood) will be released in the US on December 9. This has been announced by Amazon.com, which hails the book as "the best selling book in the history of modern Viet Nam". The availability of the book in English also marks "the arrival in English of a hugely appealing and engaging author," says the website. Translated by Will Naythons, the novel combines wonderful and vivid childhood … [Read more...]

Art & Entertainment News Headlines 31/3

Vietnamese guitarist defeats 200 to win Yale scholarship Vietnamese guitarist Tran Tuan An has defeated some 200 international students to win a seat at the world's prestigious Yale School of Music. An's father, Tran Quang Tuan, said he had applied for admission to a master's programme at 20 universities in the USA and was accepted by all of them. An enrolls in the Master of Music programme in guitar this fall because it offers the best choice. As a student at North Park University's School … [Read more...]

Manga wins readers’ choice prize

Popular reads: The 10 books chosen as readers' favourites that were awarded prizes by the HCM City Book Distribution Corporation. — File Photo

HCM CITY (VNS)— Japanese detective manga series Detective Conan written and illustrated by Gosho Aoyama won the golden prize for favourite book voted by readers across the country. The manga, published in Viet Nam in 2000 by the Kim Dong Publishing House, received 7.18 per cent of total votes. The biennial prize was given by the HCM City Book Distribution Corporation (FAHASA) to 10 favourite books in Viet Nam. The silver prizes were awarded to Singaporean best-seller writer Adam Khoo's I … [Read more...]

Art & Entertainment News Headlines 6/3

Hue will host a folk music festival in May, gathering performance artists from a range of troupes from central Quang Binh, Quang Tri and Thua Thien-Hue provinces.

Hue gathers regional musicians for folk music festival According to the Thua Thien-Hue Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the festival will be held to promote unique forms of folk music and aid the preservation of traditional music, threatened by the popularity of modern art forms. The festival will also serve as a platform for folk artists to exchange and train young artists, including vocalists and traditional musical instrument performers. Shows at the festival will include … [Read more...]

Chuc Mot Ngay Tot Lanh: latest book for children

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The Hanoitimes - The 290-page book, Chuc Mot Ngay Tot Lanh (Have a Good Day), is brought to life with 40 illustrations by talented artist Do Hoang Tuong and tells the story of two little pigs, Lo Noi and Deo No, as they discover the world together. As in his previous books, Anh's latest offering highlights the beauty of friendship and love, with his usual flair and imagination. More than 38,000 copies of the book have been printed by the city's Tre Publishing House, and already they have … [Read more...]

Children’s book tells pigs’ story

HCM CITY (VNS) — Veteran author Nguyen Nhat Anh's latest book for children will hit bookshops in HCM City tomorrow. The 290-page book, Chuc Mot Ngay Tot Lanh (Have a Good Day), is brought to life with 40 illustrations by talented artist Do Hoang Tuong and tells the story of two little pigs, Lo Noi and Deo No, as they discover the world together. As in his previous books, Anh's latest offering highlights the beauty of friendship and love, with his usual flair and imagination. More than 38,000 … [Read more...]

Vietnamese novels hit Japan best seller list

(VOV) -Novels - Kinh Van Hoa (kaleidoscope) and Cho Toi Xin Mot Ve Di Tuoi Tho (Give me a ticket to childhood)- penned by Nguyen Nhat Anh have been cited among Japan's top best-sellers. Int'l readers interested in Vietnamese books Festival highlights books and reading culture Korean- Vietnamese fairytale to hit bookshelf The books translated from Vietnamese into Japanese have been cited by high profile Japanese Ten-Books Publisher as among the "top 105 best-sellers" in the nation. The … [Read more...]