CEBU 1500 prison inmates tribute to Michael Jackson

Posted on June 29, 2010

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 26 Jun 2010 : Cebu City, Philippines : The inmates of Cebu who became famous for dancing to Michael Jackson tunes gave a tribute performance on Saturday to mark the first anniversary of the death of the “King of Pop”.
Foreign tourists also watched as the “Cebu Dancing Inmates” in the high-security jail in the central island of Cebu performed dances to some of Jackson’s biggest hits, prison officials said.


The official footages of the performance has yet to be uploaded online. Here’s an unofficial video of this year’s performance:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r__haUTwNBA&feature=player_embedded
 

OTHERS :
Jan 2010 : Filipino, Philippines “Dancing Inmates” from Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC), a maximum security prison, were treated to a visit by Michael Jacksons long-time choreographer Travis Payne and dancers Daniel Celebre and Dres Reid to learn performances from THIS IS IT.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mKtdTJP_GUI&NR=1


The 2007 performance: Thriller

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OK25cfzdTTg&feature=related

 
The 2008 performance : Holding out to a Hero ( Bonnie Tyler )

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fDdPuCsOLaQ&feature=channel

 


The 2009 performance :
July 2009 public performance : Dangerous
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ibsm_k8akyE&NR=1

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OK25cfzdTTg&feature=channel :
A tribute performed by 1,500 CPDRC Inmates on June 27, 2009 in memory of Michael Jackson. Completed in 10 hours after receiving word that the King of Pop passed away. Songs –  “Ben” and “I’ll be there” and “We are the World”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KACFo5V73ro&feature=channel
Interview with a convicted killer who is also the leading dancer in Grease Lightning

 
Link:

http://byronfgarcia.com/page1.aspx