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'African heat for cold Norway' video debunks myths

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A spoof music video urging Africans to send radiators to "poor" freezing Norwegians has gone viral by poking fun at charity fundraisers' tendency to dwell on negative stereotypes. 

A cross-country skier follows a track on the outskirts of Oslo after heavy snowfall. A spoof music video urging Africans to send radiators to "poor" freezing Norwegians has gone viral by poking fun at charity fundraisers' tendency to dwell on negative stereotypes.

In "Africa for Norway", smiling Africans in tee-shirts donate heaters for Scandinavians seen trudging through a blizzard in heavy coats, as a chorus in the background sings in the style of the 1985 US charity group Band Aid for the mock Radi-Aid campaign.

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