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#BBCtrending: 'Us Slavs' music video mocks stereotypes

21 November 2013 Last updated at 13:03 GMT

Slavic culture is sometimes portrayed using images of piety, simplicity and a rural idyll. Not least by Slavs themselves. But a racy music video from Poland that has been watched almost 17 million times on YouTube challenges those stereotypes.

The song My Slowianie - 'Us Slavs' - is a collaboration between the Polish rap artist Donatan and the singer Cleo.

#BBCtrending presenter Anne-Marie Tomchak reports on why this video is so popular and what it means to be Slavic these days.

#BBCtrending is a hand-picked selection of stories trending on social media around the world, featured online, on BBC World television and in a weekly World Service radio programme.

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