Joyful video sees people of many worldwide cultures dancing to Irish band
An Irish band have released an uplifting video that has been viewed millions of times around the world thanks to its joyous nature.
Jiggy are a group of dancers and musicians who combine Irish traditional music with Indian folk and other genres of music including funk and electronic.
Their latest video – for the song ‘Silent Place’ – sees people from all corners of the world dancing along to their music.
It has gone down a storm on social media and had already topped 12 million views on Facebook within a week of it being posted.
The dancers featured in the video are all different ages and ability levels and several different cultures are represented in the video.
It highlights the universal joy that music and dancing can bring to people, whatever their background.
Many of the dancers are professional, either dancing onstage or in slickly produced recordings. Others are dancing in the streets or at weddings.
One thing is for sure – they were all having a blast.
The video is sure to put a smile on your face – take a look at below.
The track Silent Place is from Jiggy’s latest album Translate which is available to buy in the Apple store
Written by Michael Kehoe @michaelcalling
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