If you are looking for unique content - things you will not normally encounter on your own country's sites, go and see what people around the world are watching! Here is a listing of foreign video and media sites where you can peruse the content.
Most of these sites do not have an English language version, but you may often get a pretty good idea of what the videos are about by the thumbnail images. You can use a translation tool to find search terms if you are determined to discover content on foreign sites.
Often, sites in other countries have different copyright regulations and you may find videos there that have been removed from Youtube or other popular sites.
Click on the logo to visit the site. You can sort the sites by clicking on the header (the black area) at the top of the page. They are currenty sorted alphabetically.
|China / Chinese||56.com: one of the largest video sharing websites in China, where users can upload, view and share video clips. The domain 56.com attracted at least 3.2 million visitors annually by 2008. They were shut down once by the Chinese government and are on the edge in China.|
|Japan / Japanese||Ameba Vision: Japanese video site|
|Japan / Japanese||Avex: Japanese video site with a large number of music videos from Japan and worldwide.|
|India / English||Chakpak is an Indian portal with a video section. Much information on Bollywood, including trailers music video and Indian celebrities.|
|Vietnam / Vietnamese||Clip.vn is a Vietnamese video sharing site. You may find copyrighted material here that has been removed from other sites.|
|Spain / Spanish||dalealplay is a Spanish language video and media site.|
|Korea / Korean||Daum TV is a Korean language video site. All content appears only in the Korean language.|
|China/USA / Chinese/English||Ding TV is a Chinese language video site. There is a choice of languages including English.|
|Korea / Korean||FreeChai is a Korean language site with advanced video capabilities and a nifty Web 2.0 interface.|
|Europe / English||Jaycut is an award winning European site that lets you edit your videos online.|
|Japan / English/Japanese||Kantai.go.jp is the official Japanese government video site and foreign language video service delivering news and official content about Japan to foreigners.|
|Poland / Polish||Klikplej is a Polish language video site with much unique content and a nice Web 2.0 interface. "Klikplej" is the phonetic spelling - in Polish - of "Click Play".|
|Italy / Italian||Libero is a major Italian portal that has a video section featuring Italian and international video.|
|Korea / Korean||Migame is a Korean language video site.|
|South Africa / English||MyVideo is South Africa's free video sharing site.|
|Japan / Japanese||Nico Video: A Japanese video site with that silly sense of Japanese humor.|
|China / Chinese||Open V: Another Chinese video site.|
|Holland / Dutch||PP2G.TV is a Dutch language site with a wide variety of video content. Easy to navigate even if you do not speak Dutch.|
|Sweden / Swedish||Smej is a Swedish portal with a video section. Click on the logo to follow the link to the videos.|
|China / Chinese (Simplified)||Tudou is a Chinese multimedia site. The world's largest bandwidth user, streams more media than YouTube.|
|Spain / Spanish||Tu.tv: A Spanish language video and media site.|
|China / Chinese||Vod Iqilu: A Chinese language video and media site.|
|France / French||Wat.tv: A French language video and media site.|
|Russia / Russian||Yandex video: Video content from Russia's largest web portal.|
|China / Chinese (Simplified)||Youku: A Chinese video site. A resource full of interesting Asian video content.|
|Japan / Japanese||Zoome.jp: A Japanese video site. A resource full of interesting Japanese video content.|
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