More than 40 singers and dancers will perform in the music video series on folk music called Một Thời Ký Ức (A Time for Remembering), produced by female singer Lưu Ánh Loan of HCM City. Photo courtesy of the producer
HCM CITY — A music video series on folk music featuring 40 singers and dancers will be released on YouTube.
The themes of love, youth and women are featured in the series called Một Thời Ký Ức (A Time for Remembering), produced by female singer Lưu Ánh Loan of HCM City who has 18 years of experience in the industry.
Artists will perform Vietnamese songs in folk and contemporary music. Bolero, a genre of music combining Eastern musical elements and traditional Vietnamese music, will also be included.
Loan spent more than VNĐ1 billion (US$43,000) on recording and shooting the production. She invited folk female singers Hồng Phượng and Hồng Quyên to perform in her work.
The series includes five videos. Filming of the first video, tittled Tình (Love), will begin this week in Đà Lạt, Vũng Tàu and Bình Dương.
Loan said: "I hope listeners will feel the beauty of Vietnamese music when listening and watching artists in the series.”
Singer and songwriter Lưu Ánh Loan has worked in the music industry for 18 years. Photo courtesy of the producer
Loan began her music career in 2003 after several years working as a kindergarten teacher in Kiên Giang Province.
She worked with veteran musicians Đình Văn and Lê Minh who helped the singer develop her career in folk music.
She has released seven solo albums and many group albums produced by leading television and radio stations, such as HCM City Television and Kiên Giang Television &Radio.
One of her highlighted music videos, Tình Nghèo Có Nhau- Sầu Tím Thiệp Hồng (Love Poor) has attracted more than 38 million views on YouTube.
Her latest album, Cánh Hồng Phai- Chuyện Tình Yêu (Leaves Falling Off A Rose- Love Story), featuring 14 songs in folk contemporary music, was released in November and has attracted 1.8 million views on YouTube.
“Folk music plays to the heart of Vietnamese audiences. It has infused a deep passion into singers who come from different ages and backgrounds,” said Loan,
Một Thời Ký Ức will be released on YouTube and Spotify in early June. VNS