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Bride-and-father duo wins hearts on TikTok for their epic wedding dance performance

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  • A father-and-bride dancing tandem wowed TikTok users with an impressive performance to “Teach Me How to Dougie” by Cali Swag District.
  • Brittany Revell and her father, Kelly, lit up the dance floor wearing sneakers and formal wear as part of their “dance through the decades” performance, which also included iconic dance steps such as the Tootsie Roll, the Hammer dance and the Carlton.
  • The video has racked up over 44 million views on TikTok and generated thousands of comments, most of which praise Kelly for his moves.
  • Brittany, a 30-year-old physical therapist in San Diego, said she invited her 63-year-old father to be her dancing partner when she first downloaded TikTok.
  • “I think it’s kind of unique to see a dad of Asian descent be able to open up, let loose and just embrace their American child’s music and culture,” Brittany was quoted as saying.

A bride’s father-daughter dance routine has captured everyone’s hearts on social media. 

In a now-viral video on TikTok, Brittany Revell and her father, Kelly, lit up the dance floor wearing sneakers and formal wear to the tune of “Teach Me How to Dougie” by Cali Swag District.

‘Chinese Master of the Square Dance’ becomes online sensation after videos reach TikTok

  • A man identified as Brother Jian from the Chinese city of Baoding in Hebei province is now known as the “Chinese Master of the Square Dance” after videos of him leading groups of square dancers in public went viral on TikTok.
  • Brother Jian, a tea business owner by day and a square dance leader by night, first started posting his videos on the video-sharing platform Kuai Shou (Kwai).
  • His fame blew up after his videos started making rounds online and outside the Great Firewall of China, with several TikTok users reuploading his clips and amassing tens of millions of total views.
  • For several years now, dancing in public squares and other outdoor areas has been a common trend among middle-aged and elderly women in China, who are often referred to online as the “Dancing Aunties” or “Dancing Grannies.”

A mysterious Chinese man has become an online sensation after videos of him leading groups of square dancers in public went viral on TikTok.

While netizens were initially curious to learn more about the man’s identity, it was later revealed that he is known as Brother Jian from the Chinese city of Baoding in Hebei province, according to his Chinese social media profile.

Japanese ‘old heartthrobs’ dance on TikTok to raise awareness of their town’s declining population

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  • A group of four Japanese men in their 50s and 60s, known on TikTok as “Ojiqun” (old heartthrobs), went viral on social media for their “adorable” way of promoting their rural town of Wake, in western Japan’s Okayama Prefecture.
  • “We wanted to come up with something that would revitalize our aging countryside community, which is suffering from population decline with fewer and fewer children,” Takumi Shirase, a 52-year-old member of the group, told Agence France-Presse.
  • Wake, a town with around 14,000 residents, is currently facing a population decline. Shirase noted that his old primary school and a local shopping center had to shut down.
  • The men hope their TikTok videos, which have been viewed over 16 million times, can help bring more attention to their town. They currently have over 34,000 followers on TikTok.

A group of four Japanese men in their 50s and 60s is making waves on TikTok by wearing colorful belly warmers while awkwardly dancing to raise awareness of their countryside town’s population decline.

Known on TikTok as “Ojiqun” (“old heartthrobs”), the men, dressed in their belly warmers, long-sleeved shirts, ties and slacks, posted their first video in February. Takumi Shirase, 52, told Agence France-Presse that he created the group to promote Wake, their town in Japan’s Okayama Prefecture.

Nai-Ni Chen, world-renowned Chinese American dancer and choreographer, dies at 62

Nai-Ni Chen, a world-renowned dancer and choreographer, died after drowning during a vacation in Hawaii on Sunday. She was 62.

Chen’s passing: A passenger reportedly found Chen’s body off Kailua Beach, where she was swimming alone, according to The New York Times. She and her family were staying at her sister-in-law’s home while vacationing in Oahu, according to her husband Andrew Chieng.

TikTok Influencers Spark Outrage After ‘Stealing’ Dance Moves From K-Pop Group Apink

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A pair of popular TikTok users are being called out after viewers noticed an uncanny similarity in the moves they used in a dance challenge with choreography performed by K-pop group Apink.

Using a track called “Roses Remixed” by artist Saint Jhn, influencers @jazlynebaybee and @ashlynmarieprice uploaded a two-person dance video in each of their accounts.