|Singer Nguyễn Phi Hùng (first from right) and artists performing "Bao la những trái tim hồng" (Great Hearts), a grateful song to doctors around the world during the COVID-19 pandemic. — Photo courtesy of the artist
HCM CITY — Vietnamese artists are creating songs to praise the solidarity and bravery of the Vietnamese people during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Singer Nguyễn Phi Hùng of HCM City has composed Bao La Những Trái Tim Hồng (Great Hearts), a grateful song to doctors around the world.
Hùng said: “The song contains our love and gratitude to the country’s healthcare workers who are working day and night to take care of and protect the community.”
The song features voices of 14 singers and artists such as People’s Artist Tạ Minh Tâm, Meritorious Artist Vân Khánh and the Mắt Ngọc girl group.
Meritorious Artist and cải lương (reformed opera) star Quế Trân, cải lương actor Võ Minh Lâm and actor Quý Bình are also featured.
The MV contains beautiful landscapes of Việt Nam and images of doctors and nurses at hospitals in HCM City working to protect people.
Singer Việt Tú of Hà Nội has released MV Ngủ Chút Đi Anh (Let’s Take a Snap), a composition of Tô Văn, a member of the Việt Nam Musicians’ Association.
The song encourages people to join together to fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
It also praises the bravery and solidarity of the Vietnamese Government, soldiers, doctors and people during the pandemic.
Tú said: “Through the song, I want to express my respect and gratitude to the country’s heroes who are sacrificing a lot to protect people.”
Young singer Mon Hoàng Anh released his own song Cô Vi Con Muốn Đi Học (I Want to Be Back at School).
The song with rap lyrics is about his desire to return to school after a long break due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
He also expresses his love to schools, teachers and friends, and how much he misses them.
Anh, 16, a runner-up of The Voice Kids Vietnam, a Vietnamese version of the reality talent show The Voice Kids of Holland, said: “I want to say out loud the students’ wish. We hope that the pandemic will end soon, so we can return to school.” — VNS