Saudi Dance Rhythm?

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A Facebook buddy of mine sent this to me, and I have to say that I didn’t quite know what to do with it. I’ve watched it four times and really like it.
I have a lot of friends in Saudi Arabia who read this blog, and I’m grateful to them for doing so. Next time I’m over there though, I’d love to meet these guys.
— Steve Clemons

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4 comments on “Saudi Dance Rhythm?

  1. Khaled says:

    The video is REAL. You will find more interesting saudi videos on
    youtube these days (that are not street skating)…

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  2. Steve Clemons says:

    A very good BBC reporter has looked into this and sent me some fascinating clips that were the underlying video — without the Michael Jackson music. The Jackson music must have been applied after by someone. I still find the clip charming — but also acknowledge that some of those in the video may be less than thrilled, and perhaps offended by the clip. Not sure — have not heard from them.
    Later today (Friday), I will get the other clips up on the blog….all very interesting.
    best, steve

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  3. Maha says:

    Are you sure these people are Saudi, and not dressed up as Saudis!??
    If Saudi, are you sure they are dancing in Saudi Arabia!??
    The video seems a bit doctored to me, and they probably are not be dancing to Michael Jackson but to a folk Arabic song… like a Dabke.

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