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New Hit "Xi Dada Loves Peng Mama" Goes Viral Online
   2014-11-24 13:14:59    CRIENGLISH.com      Web Editor: Wang

Music video "Xi Dada Loves Peng Mama" that has become a viral hit in China [Video: Courtesy of v.ku6.com]

A music video titled "Xi Dada Loves Peng Mama" telling the love story of Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan recently went viral in China.

A still frame from the music video "Xi Dada Loves Peng Mama". [Photo: rmzxb.com.cn]

In the video, netizens lovingly referred to the couple as Xi Dada (literally meaning Uncle Xi) and Peng Mama (literally meaning Mother Peng).

Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan pose for a photo with youth players from China and Germany in Berlin, March 29, 2014. [Photo: Xinhua]

As of last evening, the music video had gained more than 22 million hits from netizens on Tencent's video website. It was uploaded last Tuesday.

The song was sung by two singers from central China's Henan Province.

A still frame from CCTV News shows Chinese President Xi Jinping (left) holds his wife Peng Liyuan's hands while entering the Chinese research vessel Xuelong during Xi's visit to Australia on November 18, 2014. [Photo: hexun.com]

One of the singers Yu Runze said that the love story between Chinese President and his wife has long been admired by Chinese netizens, especially after a photo was released recently, showing Xi Jinping holding Peng Liyuan's hands and entering the Chinese research vessel Xuelong during Xi's visit to Australia.

Chinese President Xi Jinping (L) and his wife Peng Liyuan sit on a swing during their visit to the state of Gujarat, India, Sept. 17, 2014. [Photo: weibo.com]

The video, which lasts 3 minutes and 21 seconds contains 33 photos and 2 comic illustrations of the couple showing small details like tacit eye contact between them.

Chinese President Xi Jinping (L) and his wife Peng Liyuan smell coffee flowers during their visit to a family at a coffee farm in Heredia, Costa Rica, on June 3, 2013. [Photo: sohu.com]

"The chemistry between the couple has impressed many netizens and it inspired my partner and I to write this song." Yu added.

Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan try a cup of coffee during a visit to a family in a coffee farm in Heredia, Costa Rica, on June 3, 2013. [Photo: china.org.cn]

The other singer Xu An said: "In our song, the stereotype image of a serious political leader has been changed into someone who can connect with ordinary people. This will make people have an emotional connection to the couple."

More photos about Xi Dada & Peng Mama

Chinese President Xi Jinping (left) and his wife Peng Liyuan. [Photo: Agencies]

Chinese President Xi Jinping (left) and his wife Peng Liyuan. [Photo: Agencies]

Chinese President Xi Jinping (right) and his wife Peng Liyuan. [Photo: Agencies]

Chinese President Xi Jinping (center) and his wife Peng Liyuan. [Photo: Agencies]

Chinese President Xi Jinping (left) and his wife Peng Liyuan. [Photo: Agencies]

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