The Danish Embassy in Vietnam and the Kim Dong publishing house co-organized the launch of the book “A journey into the world of fairy tales” illustrated by Danish author Tove K Lange on Friday, November 11, 2022.
The book presents both drawings and stories in Vietnamese language of the most famous fairy tales from all over the world.
During the opening ceremony, Denmark’s Ambassador to Vietnam, HE Mr. Nicolai Prytz said, “I hope these beautiful paintings and entertaining stories will attract not only Vietnamese children but also adults and guide them through various fairy tales that most of us know by heart. since our childhood.
According The world and VietnamThe official cooperation program between Danish Embassy in Vietnam and Kim Dong publishing house was established from 2005 to 2015.
The aim is to improve children’s literature in Vietnam, however, collaborative activities, for example on this occasion, continue under the direct initiatives of both parties.
“We are grateful for the long-term cooperation with the Danish Embassy and the Danish Writers and Illustrators Association,” said Mr. Bui Tuan Nghia, Director of Kim Dong Publishing House at the event.
“Many Vietnamese writers and illustrators find the experience and knowledge gained over the past few years working with Danish artists both directly and through workshops very useful and valuable,” he added.
After the book launch, two training seminars on current trends in Danish picture books were also held to promote the exchange of knowledge and experience between Danish and Vietnamese illustrators and writers.