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Dance contest video is latest instance of young people in Mexico glorifying the Nazis

June 24, 2015

The signs bearing swastikas on either side of the stage warned the audience that this was not going to be a typical dance-cheer performance. Wearing matching black outfits and red armbands, the young dancers took the stage to the sound of ominous classical music and recordings of Adolf Hitler blaring from speakers.

Giving the occasional Nazi salute, they danced aggressively alongside a more passive, white-clad group who represented the Jewish victims of the Holocaust.

The three-minute routine culminated with dancers pulling a huge swastika flag over their heads, to enthusiastic applause inside the main university auditorium in Guadalajara, Mexico’s second largest city.

At first little attention was paid to the May 31 performance, which was part of the ACMX cheer-dance contest in Mexico. But when footage went viral on YouTube this month, it quickly sparked outrage across the country…

Click here to read this feature in full at VICE News. 

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One Comment leave one →
  1. RevieWow permalink
    June 24, 2015 15:25

    ARE YOU BLOODY JOKING? CAN SOMEONE EDUCATE THESE PEOPLE ON WHAT HAPPENED WHEN THE NAZIS CAME TO POWER?!?!

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