Source: Socialist Republic of Vietnam
Two Vice Chairmen of poet Tran Dang Khoa and writer Nguyen Binh Phuong, who were among an eleven-member executive board of the association, were also elected on the occasion.
The congress attracted the participation of nearly 600 writers, poets, arts critics and translations representing VWA members across the country.
Participants reviewed the operations and achievements of the association over the past five years and mapped out major tasks for the upcoming tenure.
Accordingly, in the past five years the association has actively worked to realise the Party and State’s guidelines and resolutions on developing Vietnamese culture, and to promote creativity and composition capacity among its members
The association also successfully hosted various events and activities including the Vietnamese Poetry Day, and the International Poetry Festival.