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Danish 'hot chilli' orchestra video goes viral

Danish orchestra attempts to play the Tango after eating the world's hottest chilli peppers.
Danish orchestra eats hot chilli peppers. Image by Julie Gibbons / CC BY 2.0

A flaming hot video of the Danish National Chamber Orchestra has gone viral. Footage of the musicians attempting to play Jacob Gade’s Tango Jalousie after eating the world’s hottest chilli peppers has become such a hit that it’s burned through over 1.7 million views. The stunt was masterminded by the Danish entertainer Claus Pilgaard, who has become famous for his chilli-eating antics. Read more: thelocal.se