November 01, 2011 - More than 250 people in zombie costumes showed up last night in Ortaköy Square in Istanbul to commemorate the late famous pop singer Michael Jackson for a worldwide event called "Thrill the World."
It was 4 a.m. when the participants rocked away a dance set from Jackson's iconic Thriller video, fully in costume as well as in spirit. The event took place simultaneously around the world.
Participants not only enjoyed dancing till dawn, but also raised money for the post-quake efforts in Van.
This was Istanbul's third time joining the event.
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