Video: Obama joins school children in a native Alaskan dance performance

US President Barack Obama danced with children at a school in Alaska

By: Express Web Desk | Published: October 14, 2015 9:18 pm
barack obama, obama dance, obama alaska, obama dance children, US news, barack obama news, obama dance alaska, obama dance video President Barack Obama participates in a performance by native Alaskan dancers at Dillingham Middle School, Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015, in Dillingham, Alaska. Obama is on a historic three-day trip to Alaska aimed at showing solidarity with a state often overlooked by Washington, while using its glorious but changing landscape as an urgent call to action on climate change. (AP photo)

US President Barack Obama is known to break into impromptu jigs and surprise his guests. That tradition continued when he broke into a synchronous native Alaskan dance along with children at a school he visited during his trip to the state earlier this week.

That he had practiced for the traditional dance also became quite clear when he was able to move his hands and legs in perfect harmony along with the tiny children who were all geared in native attire.

Before the dance, the US President was treated to a cultural performance by the children.

In remarks after the performance, Obama expressed his happiness to be present at the event and said that he would try to bring First Lady Michelle Obama and his kids in future.

Watch the President’s dance

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