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Brazilian dance craze sweeps through Rio's favelas

A dance called 'passinho' has taken Rio's poorest neighbourhoods by storm and attracted millions of views online.

The mix of breakdance and funk has even drawn the attention of stars like Beyonce.

And with the Olympic spotlight shining bright on Rio, the city's teenagers are performing the 'passinho' in front of a completely new audience.

The BBC spoke to one dancer, Iguinho, to learn all about this craze.

  • 17 Aug 2016
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