Memorable moments of Vietnam Poetry Day

Sunday, February 12, 2017 - 12:52:53

(VOVworld) – The 15th Vietnam Poetry Day takes place in Hanoi’s Temple of Literature on the 15th day of the first lunar month of the New Year, which falls on February 11 this year, attracting a great number of poets and audiences.

A poet path, which stretches from the venue’s entrance to the main yard,  displays portraits and representative verses of notable Vietnamese poets, creating a space to cherish Vietnamese people, country and the authors’ aspirations.

Here are a few shots of the Vietnam Poetry Day’s opening ceremony:

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This is a delicate festival, where poets meet their fans and promote Vietnamese essence
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Visitors walk on the poet path which opens for the first time this year
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Visitors walk on the poet path which opens for the first time this year
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Works of popular poets are presented on the poet path
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Works of popular poets are presented on the poet path
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Friends hold each other's hands and talk about poems
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An outdoor exhibit of photos highlighting the Vietnam Writers’ Association’s development
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An outdoor exhibit of photos highlighting the Vietnam Writers’ Association’s development
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Artists Van Chuong and Vuong Ha recite President Ho Chi Minh’s poem entitled “Nguyen Tieu” (first full moon of the year)
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Writers and poets hold talks with fans
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Poet Ho Minh Tam recites his work before local authors and poem club members
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On Vietnam Poetry Day, poets tell stories of their brain-children, career, and life
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On Vietnam Poetry Day, poets tell stories of their brain-children, career, and life
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A fan reads a published story
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 Fans contemplate their favorite works
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Vietnam Poetry Day attracts foreign tourists


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