Onion John sent me this recent footage from the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center in the Philippines:
There is part of me for which this makes perfect sense.
Added later: a quote from Speak out: The CPDRC experience, by Byron F. Garcia, Consultant on Security, Cebu Provincial Government:
Inmates at the CPDRC are required to go through a workout regimen. While the goal is to keep the body fit in order to keep the mind fit, such may not actually happen if it is not done in a manner deemed pleasurable. Music, being the language of the soul, is added to that regimen.He's also apparently the guy who added the clips to YouTube.
Here's a pic of the governor of Cebu watching a rehearsal.
I have resisted my paternal cultural imperative and not made a bad pun on GenPop.