WATCH: Cebu's 'dancing inmates' are back

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Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 12) — Cebu's famous "dancing inmates" are back.

Over 100 inmates grooved to a five-song medley on Friday as officials formally reintroduced the dancing program at the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC).

The theme of their kick-off presentation? Mission impossible.

"That is the biggest challenge. Transforming people that they should believe in themselves," said Edward Hayco, who conceptualized the fresh routines. Hayco was tapped by Cebu Governor Gwen Garcia to help in the program's relaunch.

Garcia said officials are now preparing to invite tourists inside the facility during certain days of the week. It will be free of charge, she added, but there will be donation boxes for those who wish to help out.

"We will adopt to present circumstances (on how to go about the tourism aspect) and enhance these for the tourists," Garcia said.

Inmates of the CPDRC garnered global attention after a clip of their "Thriller" dance went viral in 2007.

The jail was also featured in the Netflix documentary "Happy Jail."

Cebu-based stringer Dale Israel contributed to this report.