More than 6,500 Dancers Perform Thiruvathira, Set New Guinness World Record

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Unique | Press Trust of India | Updated: May 02, 2017 19:02 IST

More than 6,500 Dancers Perform Thiruvathira, Set New Guinness World Record
More than 6,500 Dancers Perform Thiruvathira, Set New Guinness World Record

Kochi: More than 6,500 ladies from 21 unique states moved their way to the Guinness book of world records by performing ‘Thiruvathirakkali’, Kerala’s prevalent move shape, in Kizhakkambalam.

The 16-minute execution, held yesterday, has been declared the biggest Thiruvathira at any point held with a sum of 6,582 young ladies and ladies in the age gathering of 10-75 taking part in it. Alongside 2,500 ladies and youngsters from Kerala, ladies from 20 different states too participated in the occasion.

The artists, wearing white and gold-circumscribed Kerala “Mundu” and “Neriyathu” (a conventional Kerala clothing), moved in a round example on a musical applauding to the tune of customary tunes at the eastern suburb of Kochi here. Watch the video beneath:

The occasion was sorted out by Twenty20, the CSR wing of the corporate house Kitex, alongside Chavara Cultural Center and the Parvanendu School of Thiruvathira.

“The record for the world’s biggest Thiruvathira has a place with Twenty20 Kizhakkambalam,” said Rishi Nath, adjudicator of Guinness World Record while giving over the testament to Sabu Jacob, Twenty20 president and boss organizer.

“More than setting the world record, we trust this uber occasion will serve to unite the general population of Kerala and give a genuinely necessary fillip to the non-performing expressions,” he said.

“Thiruvathira, being a customary fine art, has profound roots in making cooperative energies among groups regardless of the rank, doctrine and culture,” said Fr Roby Kannanchira, chief of Chavara Cultural focus.

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