University cheer squads make an unusual bid for survival
Recently, university students have been shying away from cheer squads due to the intense coaching and rigorous training such groups undergo. There also have been growing calls to suspend the activities of the cheer squads due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.
However, in a somewhat unorthodox bid for survival, 36 cheer squads at universities across the nation have joined forces with the aim of registering themselves as a national intangible cultural asset.
Full report on the Asia News Network site