Paper reading sessions, book festival continues

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U Win Htun (Maung Winthu)

The second day of paper reading sessions on translated literature and a summer book festival was held at Central Press of the Printing and Publishing Department on Theinbyu Road in Yangon yesterday.
Dr. Myint Zan and Dr. Zaw Htun were chairmen of the second-day morning paper reading session, where resource persons Daw Khin Phone Yi (Natmauk A Ni Cho) and U Win Htun (Maung Winthu) read papers titled “Children’s literature and translation technique” and “Points to be aware of in translation” and answered questions raised by participants.
In the afternoon session, U Khin Maung Soe (Maung Thamanya) and U Aye Maung Kyaw were chairmen and resource persons U Nyo Htun (Min Tin), U Maung Maung Sein (Dinovo) and U Khin Maung Myint (Pantanaw Khin Maung Myint) read papers titled “Transition period and political literature,” “translating fiction (or) cultural pollination” and “Studying translated books on mineral resources of Myanmar” and answered to the questions raised by the participants.
The paper reading sessions will continue on 1st May and resource persons U Ye Htut (Thanlyin Maung Wint Wah), U Maung Maung Oo (Hein Latt), Ye Myint Kyaw, U Hla Myint and Dr. Sein Myint will read papers on related sectors.
While the paper reading sessions were conducted, a summer book festival was held on the ground and first floor of Central Press and were thronged with monks, book lovers and shoppers.—Myanmar News Agency

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