Jokowi Dan Basuki – 1D parody hits popularity high note

As part of Joko Widodo’s 2012 campaign to become Governor of Jakarta, a parody of One Direction’s hit ‘What Makes You Beautiful’ was produced by Cameo Production on the key election issues in the Jakarta Mayoral elections. Transport, living conditions, corruption and bureaucracy all get a mention in the three minute clip, which has had almost 300,000 views on You Tube.  Having won the position of Governor of Jakarta, Joko Widodo is now a likely candidate for the Presidential Election in July 2014.A text-based version of the English subtitles is available in the video description on YouTube by clicking here (link is external).