Jerusalema went viral during the isolation and loss caused by COVID-19 lockdowns world-wide.
The song is a prayer to God to take the singer to the holy city of Jerusalem. It has resonated with people who may not understand the isiZulu lyrics, but understand its inherent religious theme.
Jerusalema went viral during the pandemic because the dance challenge enacted a simple way to connect and build community – especially at a time when people were hungering for these possibilities.
The children of St Michael’s joined the global phenomena that has been spreading across the world by taking part in this Jerusalema challenge. So if you want to enjoy a treat, please sit back and watch this fantastic video, which you would also have seen as part of the summer performance this year.
(Also, if your family feels like joining in with the challenge and you are happy to share a video with our school community, please send it to us!)