HANOI, February 24, 2016 — The American Center launched a video contest on February 4, 2016 to encourage Vietnamese youth to explore the meaning of diversity and explain it in a two-minute video. Diversity is defined in its broadest context and can include: equality, workplace diversity, social inclusion and LGBTI rights. The contest is open to anyone with a Vietnamese ID, living in Vietnam and between the age of 18 and 35. The contest closes at midnight on March 18, 2016.
Prizes for the top three winning videos include an iPad mini, an iPod Touch, a 3G USB, and winning videos will be featured on the U.S. Embassy YouTube Channel and Facebook page.
The American Center will host info sessions on February 29 and March 3 to answer any questions. Check out the time on the Embassy website http://vietnam.usembassy.gov/program.html and subscribe our event page on the Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/usembassyhanoi/events.
Details and Rules:
What to submit: A 2-minute or less original video
Where to submit your video: http://goo.gl/WUm3ed.
You will need a free YouTube account to upload your video to the site. Before uploading your video, please ensure that all content is originally created by you. Videos with copyright infringement will be disqualified. One entry per person! We encourage you to add English subtitle if the video is in Vietnamese or vice versa. Free and legal music for your video can be found at: http://creativecommons.org/legalmusicforvideos
The first round: The judges will select top 10 videos. We will announce the top 10 videos on the Embassy’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/usembassyhanoi
The second round: Invite your friends to follow the U.S. Embassy Facebook page. Get your friends and fans to like your video. The judges will make their final decision to select three winners. The winners will be announced during an award ceremony in April 2016 at the American Center, 170 Ngoc Khanh Str., Hanoi. If you cannot attend the event to get the prize, we will send it to you.