Indonesian policewomen calm protesters with Gangnam dance

May 03, 2013
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SURABAYA, Indonesia – Dozens of policewomen wowed May Day protesters Wednesday (May 1st) by performing Gangnam Style to keep the demonstrators under control, AFP reported.

  • Policewomen surprise crowds at a May Day rally with an impromptu

    Policewomen surprise crowds at a May Day rally with an impromptu "Gangnam Style" dance performance in front of the Surabaya's city hall in East Java on Wednesday (May 1th). Women's police chief Elly Wahyuningtyas said they practiced the world-famous Korean dance for three days. [Juni Kriswanto/AFP]

Thousands in the Surabaya crowd cheered as around 80 officers wearing their dark uniforms did the signature horse-riding dance made famous by South Korean rapper Psy.

"The crowd went wild. They were so happy, and it was a great feeling to get them excited," said Elly Wahyuningtyas, the senior female police officer in the area, adding the officers did the dance twice for about half an hour. "We'd been practising for three days and I think it really helped keep everyone calm and happy."


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