A slew of Vietnamese literary works will be translated into foreign languages following agreements signed last week between the Vietnam Writersââ‚¬â„¢ Association and nine publishing houses and translators from 10 countries.
The agreements were signed at the International Conference on Vietnamese Literature held in Hanoi from January 5-10. They will be carried out from 2010 to 2015.
Foreign signatories included the Joiner William Center of the United States, the India-Vietnam
Friendship and Solidarity Committee, the Lao Writersââ‚¬â„¢ Association, the Russia Writersââ‚¬â„¢ Association, the Hungarian Diary Journal, the Philippinesââ‚¬â„¢ Aria Publishing House, Swedenââ‚¬â„¢s Tranan Publishing House, and translators Ahn Kyong Hwan from the Republic of Korea and Dashtvel from Mongolia.
Also at the conference, the Vietnam Writersââ‚¬â„¢ Association granted medals to 50 writers, poets and translators from 15 countries for their contributions to introducing Vietnamese literature abroad.
Source: Tuoi Tre