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Ugandan Dance Group Goes Viral With Video Of Israeli Hit

A dance group in Uganda has made a video video for Israel’s Eurovision song contest entry, “Toy,” is going viral, the Jewish Chronicle reported.

The group, called Spoon Youth, dances in the Namuwongo slum of Kampala, Uganda, and chose the Israeli singer Netta’s growing hit song after Israeli volunteers recommended it.

“The guys heard the song and just started dancing,” said 25-year-old Tel Aviv native Shiraz Arieli. She added that the routine was choreographed in a day, with volunteers getting the groupmatching t-shirts for the videos.


Netta took to Twitter to thank the dancers.

Spoon Youth is supported by an Israeli-Ugandan not-for-profit.

Contact Ari Feldman at feldman@forward.com or on Twitter @aefeldman

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