PHOTOS: "No pants subway ride" Hits Mexico City 2012

PHOTOS: "No pants subway ride" Hits Mexico City 2012

Mexico City : Mexico | Jan 09, 2012 at 6:07 PM PST
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After the success of last year, the group returned to Mexico Flashmob perform last Sunday, the event "no pants subway Travel 2012" in the capital, Mexico City.

About 16 000 confirmed their attendance via Facebook, gathered at Revolution , Insurgentes and Auditorium stations. The aim of the flashmob was reaching the Zocalo of Mexico City in the center of the city.

Initially, all participants had to wear pants, only after buying their tickets could take off the clothes.

According to the organizers from their website, the premise was that nobody noticed that the staff of the flashmob were organized, as the success of "Operation" depended on the shock that would cause the sight of a crowd of people no pants on people who did not know about the event.

Mexico City is not the first place that made ​​this unique event. This initiative began in New York, in 2001, with only seven people under the name No Pants subway rides. So far this year, more than 60 cities around the world have organized this kind of flashmob.

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"No pants subway ride" Hits Mexico City 2012
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