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Video: Vietnamese bloggers get “kinky” for charity

Vietnamese blogger Elmooh has uploaded a series of four videos shot at an “Offline Party” – a blogger-organized charity fundraiser in Hanoi. The party included a game involving young men, young women, bananas and candles. (Don't worry, it's all g-rated and everybody keeps their clothes on!) I e-mailed Elmooh asking him about this game. He replied:

Abt the game: Chuối chín rồi. Banana gettin ripe.

3 pairs, 1 girl and 1 boy each.

The girl blinds the boy eyes with stickers, making sure no glimpse he can peek, then ties a rope with a banana at the other end around his waist, he must not know how long/far the banana hangs.

With verbal directing instructions from the girl, the boy have to stamp out the candle light with the banana…

So there you have it. As Elmooh reports on his blog, there was a serious point to the “kinky” game, the conga lines, and the hip-grinding dancing:

We, then, had a fab time with some friends from a vocational center for underprivileged children. Some of them are limped, some of them bear body deformation since birth but all of them have great skillful hands and creativity to make fantastic handicraft works.

We were sitting there for hours listening to their stories, to their singing and to make necklaces, bracelets, earrings, belts out of colorful painted pottery pieces.

The offline party and the previous raised enough money by entry tickets to buy them a fridge. Vietnamese youngsters, not only go for fancy vehicles, endless parties but do have hearts. The little we could do, but there will be more to come.

Blogger-driven charity is a growing, global phenomenon.

(Thanks to Noodlepie for the link.)

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