Who choreographed the Jerusalema dance?

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.

Who originally sang Jerusalema?

Songwriter(s)Nomcebo Kgaogelo Moagi
Producer(s)Master KG
Master KG singles chronology
“Remember” (2019) “Jerusalema” (2019) “My Love” (2020)

How do you dance the song Jerusalema?

Jerusalema – Robert’s Tutorial

Who is Fenómenos do Semba?

Who are Os Fenómenos do Semba? On 12 february 2015, thirteen years after the end of Angola’s devastating civil war (1975 – 2002), four young Angolans aged 18 to 23 from Luanda’s Martires and Cassenda slums form a dance group called Os Fenómenos do Semba.

How did Jerusalema go viral?

Jerusalema went viral during the isolation and loss caused by COVID-19 lockdowns world-wide. It has resonated with people who may not understand the isiZulu lyrics, but understand its inherent religious theme, because of associations with the biblical city Jerusalem.

What is the significance of the Jerusalema dance?

The Jerusalema dance challenge is an example of how dance enables convivencia (living together). It is a line dance (animation in French, animação in Portuguese, animación in Spanish) that enlivens parties through simple choreography that makes people dance together.

Where did the Jerusarema dance originate?

The Mbende Jerusarema Dance is a popular dance style practiced by the Zezuru Shona people living in eastern Zimbabwe, especially in the Murewa and Uzumba-Maramba-Pfungwe districts.

Is Jerusalema South African song?

While her haunting vocals on the global hit song Jerusalema continue to reverberate around the world, the South African singer Nomcebo Zikode claims she is yet to receive any money for her work.


Jerusalema Dance Steps Breakdown



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