How Angolan dancers took SA anthem to Jerusalem ... and the world

This gift to the world is the secret of moving collectively beyond just cookie-cutter unison

03 November 2020 - 15:48 By Ananya Jahanara Kabir

In February the Angolan dance troupe Fenómenos do Semba created the viral ( #JerusalemaDanceChallenge video ( that showed off their dance moves to the South African hit ( song Jerusalema ( Their video is set in a backyard in Luanda, where they break into a group dance, all the while eating lunch from plates in their hands.

In the age of coronavirus, the #JerusalemaDanceChallenge video generated ( a counter-contagion. Almost overnight everyone from police departments in Africa to priests in Europe were posting their own Jerusalema dance videos that repeated the choreography...

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