Written by P T Eunisa
Taking inspiration from Korean Ambassador Chang Jae-bok dancing to the Oscar-winning Naatu Naatu monitor from SS Rajamouli’s RRR, together with embassy employees, German Ambassador to India and Bhutan, Dr Philipp Ackermann tweeted a video of himself and embassy employees replicating the dance strikes in a flash mob at Chandni Chowk.
“Germans can’t dance? Me & my Indo-German staff celebrated #NaatuNaatu’s victory at #Oscar95 in Outdated Delhi. Okay, removed from good. However enjoyable!” he mentioned within the tweet. He additionally thanked the Korean Embassy for uplifting them and congratulating the RRR staff and actor Ram Charan.
Spokesperson for the German Embassy Sebastian Fuchs, who additionally participated within the dance, mentioned the two.19-minute video was to congratulate the RRR staff and India for successful the award. The act took about two hours, and 20 individuals from the embassy, together with Germans and Indians, gathered to carry out on Friday at 10 am with the help of a choreographer.
Selecting Chandni Chowk and travelling by bus to the spot was tough, he mentioned, however the thought was to get everybody out of their consolation zone. “The flash mob was a special expertise, by which there was an incredible form of spirit and vitality,” he mentioned.
It took two-three days to arrange, mentioned Radhika from the embassy’s administration part, who was additionally part of the dance. She added that the embassy’s PR staff made all of the preparations — from discovering the choreographer to establishing the place in Chandni Chowk. The concept of cultural trade included sporting Indian kurtas by the Germans and Bavarian garments like dirndl and lederhosen by Indians.
Despite the fact that it was obscure the language, choreographers from Hash Aerobics and Dance Studio made it simpler. “It was a lifetime publicity for all as a result of now we have by no means carried out a flash mob earlier than, and we took this as a possibility to understand RRR for successful the Oscar,” mentioned Radhika.
Final month, 50 diplomats and employees on the Korean Embassy, which additionally included Indian and Korean nationals working on the Korean Cultural Centre, participated within the dance video.