|On the decks: DJ Thien Hi has opened a channel on Youtube.com to introduce Vietnamese DJs to dance music lovers. It will be broadcast live every Saturday. — File Photo
HCM CITY (VNS)— Thien Hi, one of the most famous DJs in Viet Nam, has set up a channel on Youtube.com to introduce music by Vietnamese DJs to the world.
The Asia Dance TV channel will feature shows lasting from 30 minutes to an hour to broadcast DJ performances and talks. It will also include introductions of the world's popular genres of electronic music like electro dance, techno, house and dubstep.
Each show will be broadcast live at 7pm every Saturday at http://bit.ly/1bjReiZ.
The first show, which aired on Saturday night, highlights DJ Khai Dinh, winner of Heineken DJ Contest in 2006.
Famous DJs like Ngoc Toc Dai, Hoang Anh and Quoc will be guests of up-coming shows.
Hi said the Asia Dance TV was born to present outstanding music style of Vietnamese DJs to "audiences who do not need to visit dance floors to listen to their favourite musicians".
"It also aims to provide knowledge about DJs to young people who want to follow their careers, as well as create a chance for young DJs to show off their talent to the world," he added.
The musician said he would invite international DJs to join the programme to exchange experiences with local artists.
The hosts of the programme are Hi and Vietnamese-American DJ Forest.
Hi, whose real name is Duc Thien, began his career in HCM City in 2000. He is a popular music producer in Viet Nam and a pioneer in promoting Vina house, house music created by Vietnamese, across the country.
His music genres are Vina house, trance, electro house and tech house. — VNS