5 of the Best Flash Mobs Ever!
Unexpected surprise of music, dance and song
You are walking through the street minding your own business when BOOM! You hear music, people are singing and some are even starting to dance. Welcome, you have just entered a flash mob!
A completely unexpected yet thoroughly planned surprise, a flash mob spreads with infectious energy, bringing smiles and laughter to everyone in its vicinity. Whether it’s a Russian wedding party or unsuspecting Heathrow airport passengers, below you will find a list of five of the best flash mob videos to date.
1. RUSSIAN FLASH MOB
MUSIC Puttin’ On The Ritz
IN DETAIL On a chilly February day in Moscow, a crowd is passing through a major square when all of the sudden, a lone man with a boombox starts dancing to Puttin’ On the Ritz. Between the gymnasts, dancers, and bridal party, be prepared for incredible surprises at every twist and turn!
2. FLASH MOB IN THE COPENHAGEN METRO
MUSIC Griegs Peer Gynt
IN DETAIL Passengers boarding the Copenhagen subway on a run-of-the-mill weekday are caught unawares that they have entered a special classical train. Once aboard, they are soon greeted to the sweet sounds of a flute, shortly joined by a fully fledged symphony orchestra. Be sure to watch the passengers’ faces as they listen to the music, making this a train ride they will never forget.
3. THE T-MOBILE WELCOME BACK
MUSIC Pop Music Medley
IN DETAIL Heathrow Airport became a lively spot of song and dance, in this pop music flash mob powered by amazingly talented singers with no instrumental accompaniment – an a cappella flash mob! Telecom giant T-Mobile is the brains behind this well orchestrated welcome to England’s capital.
4. TCHAIKOVSKY FLASHWALTZ AT HADASSAH HOSPITAL
MUSIC Tchaikovsky's Waltz of the Flowers
IN DETAIL March 5, 2013 saw Good Deeds Day in Israel - a celebration where 370,000 citizens volunteered in an array of projects nationwide for the benefit of others.
One such heartwarming initiative is a classical music flash mob at Hadassah Medical Center in Jerusalem, set up by the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance's orchestra. 40 musicians played Tchaikovsky's Waltz of the Flowers from the Nutcracker to the delight of patients, guests and staff of the hospital in Jerusalem. With Tchaikovsky's beautiful music in the background, a ballet dancer took to the hospital's hall and amazed the surprised crowd with an elegant dance.
5. WESTJET SURPRISE CHRISTMAS FLASH MOB
MUSIC Deck The Halls
IN DETAIL West Jet Airlines give their customers a fun Christmas treat with a holiday season flash mob. From elves, carolers to Santa himself, the happy party immediately pulls the passengers waiting for the red-eye Calgary-Toronto flight out of their late-night lethargy.