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Asian Festival of Children’s Content
25–28 May 2023

In this opening session of the COF Vietnam programme, participants will get an in-depth look into the current market of children’s books in Vietnam. They will learn about the current publishing developments and trends, as well as the challenges and opportunities.

Country of Focus Publishing

Le Hoang

Le Hoang (Vietnam)

Le Hoang is the Vice President of the Vietnam Publishers Association and Director of HCMC Book Street Company. He is the former director and Editor-in-Chief of Tre Publishing House and the former Editor-in-Chief of Tuoi Tre Newspaper, HCMC. 

Tran Le Thuy Linh

Tran Le Thuy Linh (Vietnam)

Tran Le Thuy Linh has been an editor of Nha Nam Publishing since 2008. Apart from being a translator, she is the editor of many important Vietnamese editions such as Catch 22, The Remains of the Day, The Portrait of Dorian Gray, Midnight's Children and many children’s books. She is now in charge of the copyright department of Nha Nam.

Vu Xuan Hoan

Vu Xuan Hoan (Vietnam)

Vu Xuan Hoan is the illustrator and author of many picture books published in Vietnam. He has more than 17 years of experience as an art editor for children's books at Kim Dong Publishing House.

Nguyen Thanh Nam

Moderator Nguyen Thanh Nam (Vietnam)

With more than 20 years of working in the publishing industry, Nguyen Thanh Nam has developed book projects in different genres for Tre Publishing House, working with authors and translators across many projects. He has also represented Tre in multiple international book fairs, including the Frankfurt Book Fair and Bologna Children's Book Fair. 

Programme dates and times are subject to change.