One more Quang Ninh-based writer receives the State Awards Literature and Arts

Monday, May 22 2017, 10:51
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QTV - On May 20th in Ha Noi, The ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism launched the awarding ceremony for the Ho Chi Minh Prize and theState Awards Literature and Arts.  

Writer Duong Huong receives the State Award for Literature and the Arts
Writer Duong Huong receives the State Award for Literature and the Arts

 

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Novel " Wharf of widows" by Duong Huong

At the ceremony, 18 authors and co-authors received the Ho Chi Minh Prize while 95 authors and co-authors were given the State's  Literature and Arts Awards. The novel named “ Ben Khong Chong” or Wharf of Windows by Duong Huong Writer, based in Quang Ninh, is among the honourable  State's Literature and Arts Prize winners. Born in 1949, as athe Quang Ninh’s Literature and Arts member, Duong Huong started his career in 1985. He is considered as an outstanding name of Vietnam’s Literature in the Reform era. His other renowned works include novels such as “Life”, “Under the heaven” and short stories, namely, “ Young heel”, “ The woman on the beach”, “ Wharf”. By now, 5 authors based in Quang Ninh have received the National Literature and Arts Prize. 
Translated by Dao Linh

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