People gather for festivals, to show support or sympathy, for political rights and exercise and many others. Here are the top 10 largest gatherings guiness world records!
10. The Most Nationalities in a Sauna
This is some hot stuff! Maximare in Hamm, Germany set out to claim the title for ‘most nationalities in a sauna’. Cramming in friends from 91 different nations, they beat the old record of 76.
9. The Largest Gathering of People in Their Underpants
A group of 116 young men and women braved the cold weather wearing nothing but underwear to help Fair Trade’s ‘Pants to Poverty’ cause. They also set a brand new Guinness World Record for the largest gathering of people in their underpants, at St. Pancras International rail station in London, England on Nov. 13.
8. The Largest Gathering of Santa’s Elves in One Place
Well folks, they finally did it! ABC Family set a new Guinness World Record for the largest gathering of Santa’s Elves in one place – 607 to be exact – on Dec. 7 at The Pond at Bryant Park.
7. The Largest Samba Dance
No party is complete without this traditional Brazilian dance! The largest samba dance involved 800 people organized by the Samba school, Mocidade Independente de Padre Miguel (Brazil), whose students danced for more than five minutes on in celebration of Guinness World Records Day 2010.
6. Most people dressed as Smurfs
The most people dressed as Smurfs was 1,253 and was achieved by the Muckno Mania Festival in Castleblayney, Co Monaghan, Ireland, on July 18, 2008.
5. The Most People in a Chorus Line
About 1,700 members of the Red Hat Society members lined a Las Vegas Strip sidewalk to attempt the Guinness World Record for most people in a chorus line on Jan. 26, 2008 in Las Vegas, Nev.
4. The Largest Kazoo Ensemble
The Ladies Of Skyy, the famous ’80s ‘old school’ R&B group created the largest Kazoo band in the middle of Harlem in New York City. They signed up over 3,000 Kazoo players on 125th St. to break the Guinness World Record for the largest kazoo ensemble.
3. Largest gathering of Santas
The largest gathering of Santa Clauses was achieved by 13,000 participants in the Guildhall Square in Derry City, Northern Ireland, U.K., on Dec. 9, 2007.
2. Most people dancing Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’
Michael Jackson impersonator Hector Jackson performs with thousands of people at the Monument of the Revolution in Mexico City on Aug. 29, 2009. The Guinness World record of most people dancing Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” is 13,597.
1.The Largest Human Rainbow
Some 31,000 students and faculty in the Philippines joined together to form the largest human rainbow. Spread the love!