Cebu dancing inmates to be featured in UK travel documentary

( The world-famous Cebu dancing inmates will be featured on It’s a Woman’s World, a documentary on UK’s Travel Channel, after performing before the show’s crew last week, reports Over 1,500 inmates from the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center danced to the tune of "Hot, Hot, Hot," "They Don’t Care About Us," and "Just the Way You Are."

The documentary’s director and presenter Camilla Andersen told Sun.Star Cebu, "I have been to 60 countries and this has been the most incredible thing I’ve seen. I think this is a really good idea. I think there are some people who think it’s strange because the prisoners dance but I think anything that you can do to improve the morale of someone in prison means less chances for them to offend the law again."

According to Sun.Star Cebu, the documentary will be shown in 120 countries starting in October.

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The Cebu inmates staged a tribute to Michael Jackson after he died in 2009.


The Cebu inmates performed Justin Bieber’s "Baby" in 2010.

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