Mourners have impromptu rave at funeral as DJ plays music in cemetery

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Watch: Mourners have impromptu rave at funeral in Birmingham as DJ plays music

A group of mourners broke out into an impromptu rave at a funeral when a DJ began playing a set in a cemetery.

People had gathered at the Witton Cemetery in Birmingham last week to say their goodbyes to a loved one, who has only been named as Katty.

The congregation burst into dance together after a DJ who was at the event set up his turntables in the middle of the graveyard.

The mourners - many dressed in black - were seen on video laughing and dancing in celebration of Katty's life.

However some critics pointed out they were dancing on other people's graves as loud dancehall music blared out from portable speakers.

The video, obtained by Birmz Is Grime, has divided opinion since being uploaded to social media.

Since being uploaded on Sunday, it has been viewed over 40,000 times.

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The congregation burst into dance together after a DJ who was at the event set up his turntables in the middle of the graveyard.(SWNS)

Some web users praised the unique tribute to the deceased while others accused people of being disrespectful by dancing on other people's graves.

One person commented: "What a lovely tribute, I'm sure Katty would be smiling down. Nice to see a proper celebration of someone's life."

Another added: "Rip my friend #katty you had a send off like no other #weloveyou"

A third person wrote: "A beautiful and fun-filled way to say goodbye to a loved one. Bringing your own DJ is brilliant too. What a send off."

One said: "This looks like the most fun funeral ever. I'm sure your friend Katty would be proud."

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Some have said the group were dancing on other people's graves. (SWNS)

But others were not so sure, with one person commenting: "Na I don’t rate it, look how many peoples graves get stepped on."

Another put: "Kinda f***ry still when old Ethel turns up to water her late husbands flowers only to find 30 man strong stomping on her orchids."

One person added: "Everyone deserves a good send off, but levels of disrespect shown to others already at rest there feels real uncomfortable.

"That's why we have wakes, dance to till you can dance no more then, don't be jumping on other peoples loved ones graves."

Another put: "Nahhh I was always taught not to step on graves its disrespectful, nice thought just wrong place."

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