Cebu dancing inmates ‘Gangnam Style’ dance video released, prisoners dancing in the rain (Video)By Angel Cuala on Sep 30, 2012 in Asia, Entertainment, Local •
Manila, Philippines – The world-famous Cebu dancing inmates danced to ‘Gangnam Style‘ in the rain at the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) on Saturday, September 29, 2012, as shown below, with the cheering crowd reportedly reaching to around 1,000 including some foreigners.
Cebu dancing inmates dance ‘Gangnam Style’
Image Credit: Ryan Christopher YouTube video
“Due to insistent public demand, the world renowned dancing inmates of Cebu finally had their own version of Pys‘ Gangnam Style music video.” A statement reads on the description of the 3:59 minute YouTube video, which was uploaded that day, and is now starting to attract netizens.
“Despite the heavy rain (September 29), at least a thousand inmates of the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center entertained guests with their ecstatic adoption of the Guinness World Record holder for the ‘Most Liked in YouTube.'” The statement added, with “Gangnam Style” recently surpassing “Call Me Maybe.”
Apparently, one commentator who was there at CPDRC and have watched the Cebu dancing inmates perform said that it was already cloudy even before they performed and that the rain started to pour heavily during the 3rd or 4th song; which means that they were not forced to dance in the rain.
According to local reports, CPDRC choreographer Vince Rosales said that there are around 1,000 prisoners who joined the Cebu dancing inmates Gangnam Style music video and that it took them three days to practice for their latest dancing act.
The Cebu dancing inmates is known for dancing to other famous songs such as “We Are the Champion,” “Do the Hustle,” “Jump,” “Fire,” “Ben,” “Billy Jean,” “This Is It,” “Nobody” by the Wonder Girls, among others. Their first YouTube hit was in 2007 when they did “Thriller” which has more than 51 million views as of this writing.
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Cebu dancing inmates go Gangnam Style
Video Credit: Ryan Christopher/YouTube
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