Zombies unite for a worldwide simultaneous dance to Michael Jackson's Thriller
Online PR News – 24-October-2018 – London,UK – Counting down to Halloween? You've seen the video countless times...but can you do THE dance? You've always wanted to learn the iconic Michael Jackson Thriller routine, so have no fear...Thrill the World is here! On Saturday 27th October at 10pm UTC (precisely!) cities across the world will synchronize their watches and their moves to dance simultaneously to Thriller. Covent Garden Piazza will become the official zombie stomping ground for Londoners to take part. The Capital's dwellers are invited to dig out their worst costumes, put their best feet forward, and dance to Thriller together with thousands of people in cities spanning the globe; Paris, Honolulu, Melbourn, Toronto and Salvador to name but a few.
This is a monster size Halloween bash, indeed, it's the world's largest. It is also the world's largest annual dance performance. An international team of volunteers organise the event as a humanitarian effort to bring the world together through dance, and to raise funds and awareness for good causes. To date approximately $400,000 has been raise for charities.
In 2008, Thrill the World was honored with a nod by Quincy Jones on his website. "Proof of the Thriller album's continuing popularity and impact comes in the form of Thrill the World, a volunteer organization that exists to stage simultaneous dances of the song Thriller around the globe," said Quincy on his blog.
That same year Michael Jackson secretly flew over the LA event to watch, and subsequently requested to see footage of all events. This video was created for Michael Jackson to honour his request: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cosOkqGMPxA
What more could you ask for? Fun, make up artists, dance classes plus you get to dress up AND dance your feet off to the greatest selling record of all time with thousands of other people just as awesome as you? Did someone say a world record? Well they've got that too, Thrill the World holds the world record for the most people to do the Thriller dance at 22, 596 people dancing at the same time.
Sign up and learn the dance online at http://www.thrilltheworldlondon.com
Don't worry if you're an absolute beginner or an advanced professional dancer. On the day there are Thriller Express dance classes that guarantee to teach you the routine within 1 hour!
Founded in 2008 this is Thrill the World London's 10th event, get ready for a 'tintage' celebration.
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