A photo posted on social media, showing people stopping at red lights before leaving their electric bikes and motorcycles and sitting on the side of the road.-- Photo yeah1.comViet Nam News A series of tragic accidents, in which vehicles ploughed into other road users waiting at traffic lights, in Long An Province, Hà Nội and Đà Nẵng last week has caused concern among the general public. The incidents left a number of people dead and others seriously injured. It seemed that the roads were unsafe, even while waiting for a red light. In response, photos and clips have been posted on social media, showing people stopping at red lights before leaving their electric bikes and motorcycles and sitting at the side of the road. As the light turns green, the motorcyclists get back on their bikes and ride away. Some users took the opportunity to post parody videos, making light of the situation. The captions on the posts read: ‘Now at red lights we take … [Read more...] about Time to stop the ’red light’ videos?
Singer Nguyễn Thu Hằng spreads the love for Y Tý Commune through her music video. — VNS Photo Hòa NguyễnViet Nam News HÀ NỘI — Nguyễn Thu Hằng wants to show off the beauty of part of Lào Cai Province the only way she knows how: through music. The singer released a music video for the song Nhà Em Ở Lưng Đồi (My House Is Half Way Up the Hill) yesterday, set in Y Tý Commune. The video features the colourful costumes of the Dao ethnic people and children who dance to the sound of bamboo flute, all set in the spectacular landscape of the mountainous region. The music for the video was composed by Đức Trịnh, and remixed by Dương Trường Giang. It features the story of a young tourist who comes to Y Tý and witnesses the beauty of the landscape and local people. Singer Hằng dresses like a local woman (despite not being Dao) and sings about … [Read more...] about Music video depicts stunning beauty of Y Tý Commune
It was a year that millions of fans were wowed by quality, creative music videos telling stories of heartbreak with melancholy ballads also wildly energetic electronic rhythms bound to get the feet moving. Some were from the prominent faces in Vietnamese music, others were those who' d been known for a long time in the underground scene, and there were unexpected surprises. One even broke the YouTube record in Asia until K-pop sensation BTS came along with their smash hit "Fake Love". Many of the videos had English subtitles so many people would understand the meaning of the lyrics and the messages behind them, but others let their music do the talking. The 10 most watched music videos of 2018 in Vietnam, based on view counts until the last day of the year: Side effects: These songs can be addictive after a few listens. 10. Co Gai M52 (1.52-meter tall-Girl) | Huy x Tung Viu Views: 52 million This song brought home the message that one's height or other "limited" attributes is not what … [Read more...] about 10 Vietnamese music videos that took over YouTube in 2018
Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam’s national tourism board is calling on Vietnamese people to share the best of their cities with international travellers through short amateur videos in a new online campaign titled, ‘#MyVietnam’. Launched in Hà Nội on December 7, the campaign debuted with three videos -- My Hội An, My Huế and My Hồ Chí Minh City -- featuring locals in each destination. Vietnam Tourism followed up on the videos with the announcement of a nationwide contest, hosted on the official tourism website www.vietnam.travel, and running from December 7, 2018 to January 27, 2019. Creators of the winning entries will receive travel prizes, such as a 10-day exclusive trip through Việt Nam from Victoria Voyages, and a three-day luxury cruise in Hạ Long Bay from Paradise Cruises. Members of the Vietnam Tourism Advisory Board (TAB) said the campaign aimed to give travellers unique insight into … [Read more...] about Vietnam Tourism launches video contest
Ariana Grande -- seen here at the MTV Video Music Awards in August 2018 in New York -- is making history with her new video. — AFP PhotoViet Nam News NEW YORK — Pop star Ariana Grande’s sugary new music video for the hit Thank U, Next is now the fastest to rack up 100 million views on YouTube, the platform said Wednesday. After dropping Friday, the clip needed little more than three days to eclipse South Korea’s Psy, whose video for Gentleman took a few hours longer to hit 100 million views in 2013. Grande, 25, had teased the video — which recreates scenes from several 2000s-era teen films including Mean Girls and Legally Blonde — for weeks after releasing the break-up anthem on November 5. Thank U, Next also broke the record for most views in the 24 hours after its YouTube release with 55.4 million, smashing the previous record of 45.9 million views held by Korean boy band BTS for IDOL. In … [Read more...] about Pop star Ariana Grande’s ‘Thank U, Next’ video smashes records