Saturday, June 12, 2010

waka waka - Shakira's song for the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa

Are you ready to the imminent 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa? Because this great quadrennial worldwide football game is coming today on Jun. 11, 2010!

The World Cup theme song - waka waka (This Time For Africa), is created and sang by Shakira, a famous Colombia Latin singer. Waka waka is a verb in the language of Creole in Africa, its meaning is "flame, shine, warmly burn". Added the the South Africa's guitar solo background music with rhythm , this song has a strong flavor of Africa. Shakira will performance this song together with South Africa's local band Freshlyground on this World Cup closing ceremony.

As the World Cup theme song singer, the Latin singing queen Shakira said, "African music has the power of inspiring, and be reckoned in the global popular culture. I'm very proud that waka waka (This Time For Africa) is chosen to be the theme song of 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa. FIFA World Cup is a worldwide game; it closely links together people from different countries, different races and different area, which is what I want to express in this song." At the same time, she is very happy to cooperate with the most famous band in South Africa - Freshlyground.

Below is the music video by Shakira featuring Freshlyground performing Waka Waka (This Time for Africa) (The Official 2010 FIFA World Cup (TM) Song). (C) 2010 Sony Music Entertainment on YouTube. You can use Leawo Free YouTube Downloader to download this music video to your computer hard disk.

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1 comment:

  1. I am eagerly waiting for Brazil world cup 2014 and i am surely going the event of Brazil. I hope it will be the best event i have ever seen. fifa world cup