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Hebrew: יקללו (meaning explained below). Block (line) dance by Eyal Eliyahu, 1999.

The music is by Nomads, a "Franco-Algerian world music group" who also composed the music for Selibabi. The song was released as a single with several mixes and also on the album "Better World". It was popular in 1998, reaching as high as #2 on the French charts.

According to group leader Hamidou Takdjout, "Yakalelo" means "nothing at all. It's as though you were saying 'tra la la'."[1]


Official music video

Yakalelo at Wikipedia

Yakalelo at israelidances.com

Video at Rokdim