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Viet Book Fest!

Presented by Vietnamese American Arts and Letters Association (VAALA) at Online/Virtual Space

Oct 10 - 31 2020
Viet Book Fest!

Celebrate Vietnamese voices through stories!

The Vietnamese American Arts & Letters Association (VAALA) is excited to launch the inaugural virtual Viet Book Fest on Saturdays in October spotlighting Vietnamese voices and stories in literature!

VAALA will present a series of virtual events, video story-times, live audience engagement activities, author and illustrator panels including a Halloween celebration.

These events will promote literacy focused on the theme of identity, family and community in children’s books to a broad audience

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$5 Suggested Donation + Eventbrite fee |  Donations support VAALA free programs!

October 10: Minh Lê, “The Green Lantern: Legacy”
October 17: Bao Phi, “My Footprints”
October 24: Viet Thanh Nguyen & Ellison Nguyen with illustrators Thi Bui & Hien Bui-Stafford, “Chicken of the Sea”
*October 31: Halloween celebration, featuring authors, artists, a DJ, and much much more!


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  • VAALA Oct 24, 2020 presents Chicken of the Sea

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