Tag Archives: National Library of Vietnam

National Library of Vietnam celebrates 100th anniversary

(23 December 2017)   As the predecessor of the National Library of Vietnam, the Central Public Library of Indochina was founded on November 29, 1917. Over the past century, the library has played a role in Vietnam’s development by guaranteeing people’s access to knowledge and protecting important national archives. In the beginning, the National Library was modeled […]


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Nation’s first international-standard library complex opens in Hanoi

(20 November 2017) The 240 square meters-complex provides about 2,000 books in the Vietnamese, Korean and English languages. It was designed as a “tree of wishes” to attract children to a wide range of cultural activities, such as traditional instrument playing and film screens. “The co-operation between National Library of Vietnam and the Korean International […]


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First “five-star” library for children opens in Vietnam

(18 November 2017)  The first international-standard library for children in Vietnam opened at the National Library of Vietnam in Hanoi on November 16. Many photographs are here.


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Asia Foundation and National Library of Vietnam extend Books for Asia partnership

(4 August 2017, Hanoi)  The Asia Foundation and the National Library of Vietnam signed an agreement to extend their books donation partnership in support of Vietnamese libraries. Over the new five-year project period, which begins today, the Foundation will donate US$7 million worth of books, or 160,000 books, to the National Library and other libraries […]


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Former director of National Library of Vietnam receives French honour

(10 March 2016) Former director of the National Library of Vietnam (NLV), Pham The Khang, was presented with the French Order of Literature and Arts at an awards ceremony in Hanoi on March 9. Speaking at the ceremony, French Ambassador to Vietnam Jean- Noёl Poirier said  that during his working  term as the NLV director […]


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