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'Kiyomi' grabs cute Thai girls

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A new dance craze, the "Kiyomi" or "Gwiyomi", Korean slang meaning someone who is cute, has become the latest web-viral sensation among Thai teenagers. 

Teens and children, especially girls, have uploaded videos of themselves doing the 50-second dance routine on the YouTube social network, some of which have hundreds of thousands of views.

They include Thai actresses such as  Nuengthida 'Noona' Sophon and Tanyares 'Tanya' Ramnarong. Popular girl groups such as Four Mod and Neko Jump also have joined the K-Pop trend. 

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