The Vietnamese-American singers who lent their voices to the ‘Sea of Black’ project, with Mai Thanh Son on the far left. Photo: Handout

An ode to Hong Kong’s extradition bill protesters, penned by Vietnamese-American dissidents

  • Sea of Black started life as a melody inspired by the ‘umbrella movement’ of 2014, but it wasn’t until this year that it got all its lyrics – and title
  • The song draws parallels between Hong Kong and Vietnam, which has been a one-party communist state since the end of the war there in 1975
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition bill

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The Vietnamese-American singers who lent their voices to the ‘Sea of Black’ project, with Mai Thanh Son on the far left. Photo: Handout
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Zoe Low

Zoe Low

Zoe Low is a reporter at the Post, joining in 2018. Previously, she was an intern at The News Lens International in Taipei, covering Taiwan-China relations and foreign policy and social issues around Asia, particularly Southeast Asia. She graduated from the London School of Economics and the National Chengchi University in Taiwan.