Coffin Dance Figure
This mini and realistic Coffin Dance Figure is meant from the unique funeral custom in Ghana.
Pallbearers dance with the coffin, showing condolences to the loved ones who have given up the ghost.
Made from environmentally friendly PVC material, it’s sturdy and sturdy without fading or deforming.
You can place it on the house desktop as decoration or put it in your car as an ornament.
Item Name: Coffin Dance Figure
Feature: Non-toxic, High Simulation, Exquisite Workmanship, Home Decor
Standing Men Height: 3.5cm/1.38″ (Approx.)
Kneeling Men Height: 3cm/1.18″ (Approx.)
Due to the sunshine and screen setting difference, the item’s color could also be slightly different from the photographs.
Please allow a slight dimension difference thanks to different manual measurements.
7 x Pallbearers
1 x Coffin
1 x Coffin
Who Are the Dancing Pallbearers?
Nana Otafrija Pallbearing Services may be a troupe of pallbearer-dancers out of Prampram, Ghana. The leader of the group, Benjamin Aidoo, reportedly started the group as to how to usher in some extra take advantage of 2007.
Aidoo said he founded a traditional pallbearer business to pay his way through school. Little did he know, the creativity he and his crew delivered to the business would bring far more than a side-hustle.
What Are the Dancing Pallbearers Known For?
The Dancing Pallbearers, or Coffin Dance Figure, are known for his or her weird-and-wonderful dancing-pallbearer services. While most pallbearers perform their duties in strict solemnity, the Dancing Pallbearers add some flair to the combination. And their choreography is nothing in need of impressive.
At times, the troupe carries the coffin on their shoulders while performing a comparatively simple jig. At others, the group drops down onto high-low-jack and crawls, carrying the coffin and dancing all the while. you’ll sometimes spot the crew lying down completely under the casket, hopping along the bottom on their backs.
Not only are the dancing pallbearers impressive to observe face to face , but they’ve also gained an enormous following online.
The Dancing Pallbearers as an online sensation first rose to prominence in 2017. BBC News Africa reported on the group and posted a brief video online.
The group achieved even greater meme status in 2020. On YouTube, TikTok, Twitter, and across the web, users paired clips of the Dancing Pallbearers with snippets of individuals suffering various mishaps.
In one example, two misguided kids drive their dirt bikes on a crash-course straight into each other . That’s followed up with a clip of the Coffin Dance Figure, performing their best coffin-dance.
The Dancing Pallbearers or Coffin Dancers transcended internet success in 2020 once they earned a spot on an ad in Brazil.
Their line, “Stay home or dance with us,” was considered so helpful to the social-distancing campaign that Brazil decided to run with it.
And their faces are spotted publicly elsewhere, trying to contain the spread of the COVID-19 virus. The Dancing Pallbearers are often seen on cars, alongside the statement, “Stay home. Stop COVID-19.”