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SA nurses urged to take part in the ‘We Will Rise’ dance challenge

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SA nurses urged to take part in the ‘We Will Rise’ dance challenge

SA nurses urged to take part in the ‘We Will Rise’ dance challenge

The Exceptional Nurse Campaign is very excited to partner with the award-winning Ndlovu Youth Choir, to announce the #WeWillRise dance challenge for what they call ‘hospital heroes’.

According to a press release, 2020 was officially declared the year of the nurse and midwife by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in recognition of the 200th anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth on 12 May.

ABOUT THE #WEWILLRISE DANCE CHALLENGE

Now, it’s said that the world’s recent health pandemic has highlighted the incredibly selfless work that nurses all around the world undertake on a daily basis.

“When I heard the Ndlovu Youth Choir’s latest song – We Will Rise – I knew this was a song that we needed to be part of to help uplift the spirits of the exceptional nursing staff we have in South Africa,” says Sister Teresa Basson, founder of the Exceptional Nurse Campaign. “We are very excited that the choir have partnered with us on this project and allowed us to dedicate this song and dance challenge to the nurses of our country!”

The Frere Hospital in East London was first and submitted their #WeWillRise dance challenge video and are challenging nurses all over the country to put their dance teams together and get a video in.

HOW TO GET INVOLVED

So, how do you get involved? “Design your moves, put on your shoes, round up your team and dance to the dream. Find The Exceptional Nurse Facebook page, post your video and nominate two other hospitals to accept your challenge. There are great prizes to be won. A judging panel of members from both the Exceptional Nurse Campaign and the Ndlovu Youth Choir will choose the top three finalists, after which the public will be called upon to choose the final winner.”

MORE ABOUT THE NDLOVU YOUTH CHOIR

The Ndlovu Youth Choir is from a small town in Limpopo and since its inception in 2009, “have profoundly affected the lives of the choristers and demonstrates the potential of any human being to achieve excellence no matter their background, education or place of birth,” reads their official website. “From its humble beginnings as an after-school activity, the choir has evolved into a truly outstanding professional ensemble.”

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