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#NSTviral: 'Alamak Raya Lagi!' goes global: Japanese dance group grooves to Malaysian Hari Raya hit [WATCH]

KUALA LUMPUR: The catchy Hari Raya song "Alamak Raya Lagi!" by local trio De Fam has transcended borders once again, this time reaching international acclaim as a Japanese dance group, Avantgardey, grooved to its beat.

In a 22-second video shared on social media, the trio's energetic performance caught the attention of netizens worldwide.

Originally launched on March 7, 2024, the song gained traction on platforms like TikTok, depicting the vibrant atmosphere preceding Hari Raya Aidilfitri.

The song highlights the frenetic environment building up to Hari Raya, inspired by the 2022 surprise Raya phenomena, in which Raya arrived a day earlier than the calendar date, requiring quick preparations.

Meanwhile, the demeanour of the Japanese dance group caught the attention of netizens who were impressed by its performance.

In the comment section, one of the original singers of the song, @azirashafinaz also praised and expressed gratitude for the use of their song.

The video's popularity underscores the song's universal appeal, as users from various countries, including Indonesia, embraced it for their own content on TikTok.

"I can't believe a Malaysian Eid Fitr song reached your group. Love from Malaysia. Selamat Hari Raya," says user @jackson.bart12

"Even the Japanese are getting good at it! This song is viral wei," says user @eddysophianoffical who is also a songwriter.

"This song has reached Japan? Previously it was Thailand, and then Korea," user @iqa_.06 said.

Furthermore, individuals from various nations, including Indonesia, incorporated this song as content for their TikTok videos.

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