Free State high school goes viral after participating in #JerusalemaChallenge

Free State high school goes viral after participating in #JerusalemaChallenge

- A Free State high school has gone viral after a video posted on Facebook showed students partaking in the #JerusalemaChallenge

- The video gained over 150 000 views and almost 2 000 shares in a matter of days with users sharing how proud they are in the comments section

- The #JerusalemaChallenge has taken the country by storm, even the Minister of Finance recently joined in with his sons

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A high school in the Free State has made waves after a video of students dancing to Master KG's Jerusalema went viral. The song, which was released last year, has gained notoriety with the #JerusalemaChallenge.

Hoërskool Witteberg in Bethlehem posted a video on Facebook this week of mask-clad students dancing in an open field.

The video, uploaded with the caption "#Jerusalemadancechallenge bring nuwe hoop! #net1skool #trotsWitteberg", has gained over 150k views and 1.9k shares on Facebook.

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Witteberg Highschool students clad in masks and maintaining social distancing whilst getting down to the #JerusalemaDanceChallenge. Source: Facebook
Source: Facebook

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The video which garnered thousands of views in a matter of days is proof that the South African spirit is still here, even in lockdown. Facebook users were not shy to comment about how proud they were of these students.

Here's what some users had to say:

Charlotte Strauss said she had reshared the video to the #ImStaying Facebook page.

"Het geshare op die I'm Staying page."

Sidudla Ntombela commented:

"Why is this song not declared the 2nd National Anthem/Mzansi Song of Hope or whatever? It's such a unifying song."

Susan Van Der Merwe wrote:

"Awesome bringing new hope!! Luv it!!"

Mbali S Nhlabathi said:

"Wow, absolutely amazing!"
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Witteberg High School students doing the #JerusalemaChallenge. Source: Facebook
Source: Facebook

The #JerusalemaChallenge has taken the country by storm with our very own Minister of Finance, Tito Mboweni, taking part in the challenge with his kids. previously reported that school kids, frontline workers, local and international folks and now our Minister of Finance Tito Mboweni had taken part in the challenge. Everyone seems to be getting in on the fun. In a Twitter post shared by Tito, he can be seen doing the viral dance with two of his boys.

He captioned the Twitter post:

"Jerusalema with my boys!"

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