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The FUNK of FORTY THOUSAND YEARS! Thrill The World is the annual worldwide simultaneous dance to Michael Jackson's "Thriller." December, 2021 marked the 38th anniversary of his Thriller video.

This event is a global community project that inspires others to break down barriers by connecting people of all religions, races, political persuasions, and economic backgrounds.

Each year in October the Seattle Thrillers join Thriller groups in other nations to perform at the same time. The next Thrill The World event will take place Saturday, October 29, 2022, 3:00 pm.

The local group also performs for various organizations in and around Seattle throughout the year for donations to their selected charity. This year the group is accepting contributions for World Central Kitchen, https://wck.org/ (#ChefsForUkraine).

If you live in the greater Seattle area and would like to learn the dance in a class setting, in-person rehearsals will resume September 10, 2022 at the Seattle Gym. It is free to learn the dance and there is no charge to the public on the day of the event. Thrill The World is not a flash mob as the media is contacted prior to the performance.

Sponsors: The Seattle Gym, Friends of Normandy Park Foundation, Zombie Fest Northwest, Normandy Park City Hall, 4Culture, My World Dance & Fitness, Healthitude Fitness & Nutritional Coaching, Napolitano Skin & Body Studio.

T-Shirts: Seattle Thrillers T-shirts will be available at rehearsals and at the event for $15 per shirt.

Thrill The World was created by Ines Markeljevic proving to you that you CAN dance!

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Sheri Kinley, Organizer, Seattle Thrillers / Communications Director, Thrill The World Global Team

In Loving Memory: Aimee Benoit was one of the Assistant Organizers for the Seattle Thrillers. She was also on the Thrill The World Global Team as Webmaster, Data and Reporting Specialist, and Video Editor. She was very dedicated in donating much of her time in preparations for this annual event.

THE FOLLOWING LINKS ARE INTERNATIONAL VIDEOS FROM PAST PERFORMANCES:

October 30, 2021: https://youtu.be/YDvCr0d8PVQ

October 24, 2020: [https://youtu.be/-IOxKPde6r0](https://youtu.be/-IOxKPde6r0)

October 26, 2019: [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cqD2XWmYlIQ](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cqD2XWmYlIQ)

THE FOLLOWING LINKS ARE PAST PERFORMANCES IN THE SEATTLE AREA:

October 30, 2021 - Normandy Park: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=daprCKqEf-U&t=5s

October 24, 2020 - Various areas around Seattle due to Pandemic: [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UgisaTE9IbA]

October 26, 2019 - Occidental Park: [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wfwKwPcz6V4

October 27, 2018 - Occidental Park: [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eUfoxb2j8SA](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eUfoxb2j8SA)

October 28, 2017 - Occidental Park: [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hlG_njWV4GY](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hlG_njWV4GY)

October 29, 2016 - Occidental Park: [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ltq_xE27bCY](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ltq_xE27bCY)

October 24, 2015 - Occidental Park: [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SqbNQmQESsc](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SqbNQmQESsc)

October 25, 2014 - Occidental Park: [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGUgMxkM5W8](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGUgMxkM5W8)

October 26, 2013 - Occidental Park: [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jQU9flU2w6I](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jQU9flU2w6I)

October 27, 2012 - Occidental Park: [http://youtu.be/gVwmlYBrgXg](http://youtu.be/gVwmlYBrgXg)

October 23, 2010: [(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xtYwVoSj6MA)Occidental Park: [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xtYwVoSj6MA](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xtYwVoSj6MA)

[October 23, 2010 (Dave Ross' Speech + 2nd Dance): [](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xtYwVoSj6MA)[](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UWV_MrRy3KM)[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UWV_MrRy3KM]](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UWV_MrRy3KM)
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[October 24, 2009 - Occidental Park: [](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UWV_MrRy3KM)[\](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T_TpbkxlH_U)http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T_TpbkxlH_U October 25, ](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T_TpbkxlH_U)

[2008 - Occidental Park: [](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T_TpbkxlH_U)[\](http://westseattleblog.com/blog/?p=11458)http://westseattleblog.com/blog/?p=11458 ](http://westseattleblog.com/blog/?p=11458)

[October 27, 2007 - Westlake Center: [](http://westseattleblog.com/blog/?p=11458)[\](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AUhAPVsPKwU&feature=fv)http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AUhAPVsPKwU&feature=fv **\ **](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AUhAPVsPKwU&feature=fv)

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Rehearsals Resume September 10, 2022!

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In-person rehearsals for the Seattle Thrillers will resume Saturday, September 10, 2022 at the location of one of our sponsors, The Seattle Gym! This year our Thrill The World event is Saturday, October 29th. Details for rehearsals and the event will be sent later.

This year we are accepting donations for World Central Kitchen, wck.org (Chefs For Ukraine). Fresh and hot meals are sent to Ukrainian cities.

Sheri

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