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Sat 4/9: Literature Talk: The Tale of Kiều

When: Saturday, April 9, 2022, 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Where: Central Library, 330 Park Boulevard, San Diego

Cost: Free

Age limit: All ages

Description: <p>San Diego Public Library presents a special 2022 National Poetry Month celebration of one of Vietnam’s cultural treasures, The Tale of Kiều (Truyện Kiều) with UCSD Vietnamese Heritage Program professor, Kimloan Hill. At 3,254 verses, the Tale of Kiều is the epic national poem of Vietnam, recounting the life, trials, and tribulations of Th&uacute;y Kiều, a beautiful and talented young woman who sacrifices herself to save her family. The Tale of Kieu occupies a place akin to the work of Shakespeare in the English language. This program is SDPL&rsquo;s 200th anniversary celebration of The Tale of Kiều that was canceled at the start of the Covid-19 lockdown in 2020.</p>

Source: SD Reader

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