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Dance like any other sport, has a unique power to positively impact the lives of teens. When dance and music is put in thoughtful ways, it can help poster peace building. Ghost Riderz, a stunning dance crew from South Sudan has used dance to provide unique insights into transforming conflicts, peace building and achieving change.

Ghost Riderz dance crew was initiated by a young southern Sudanese, Soma-G. The young dude had an idea of coming up with a team that would use music and dance to positively impact the lives of youths. The pioneers of the team first met in a Sakata dancing audition. Sakata is seen to be the biggest dancing competition in East and Central Africa. Although, they were super talented, they were all eliminated due to their age.
Speaking to Juba TV, Soma G argued that the team has achieved a lot.

He claimed they sensitize fellow teens in peace building and engage them in a dialogue for peace. He further notes that dance is such a powerful tool although it must be applied in a more sensitive, reflexive and culturally relevant ways to appeal to and include all parties.

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