Watch the DJ set at Witton Cemetery where mourners are filmed dancing a fond farewell

The viral video of a funeral congregation dancing to a DJ has next graves divided opinion

This is the remarkable moment a group of mourners began an impromptu rave in a cemetery during a DJ set at a FUNERAL.

Well-wishers had gathered at Witton Cemetery in Birmingham to say farewell to a loved one, known only as Katty, last week.

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Video footage captured the moment the congregation began busting some moves after a DJ set up his turntables in the middle of the graveyard.

Mourners dressed in black can be seen smiling and laughing while dancing around people’s graves as loud dancehall music pumps out from portable speakers.

The video, obtained by Birmz Is Grime, has divided opinion since being uploaded to social media, where it has been viewed over 40,000 times in less than 24 hours.

Mourners dance to DJ set at Witton Cemetery in Birmingham

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."

Witton Cemetery

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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