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Hainan bamboo pole dance performance breaks Guinness World Record

chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2018-05-02


Hainan's large-scale bamboo pole dance is performed at the Haikou Wuyuanhe Stadium on April 28. [Photo by Song Guoqiang/Hainan Daily]

The large-scale bamboo pole dance performed at the Haikou Wuyuanhe Stadium in Haikou on April 28 set a Guinness World Record as a special celebration of Hainan's 30th birthday. 

A total of 11,999 people in 600 groups performed for six minutes. They were performers from 19 cities and counties province wide, including students from 36 universities and middle schools in Haikou. 

The performance was honored as the "largest-scale bamboo pole dance" by Guinness World Records. The number of participants was recognized as 11,914, which broke the record of 10,736 performers achieved by India in 2010. 

Over 15,000 spectators witnessed the historic moment on site.


First dress rehearsal of Hainan's large-scale bamboo pole dance [Photo by Liu Yang/hinews.cn]


Characters for "Hainan 30" are formed during the bamboo pole dance performance. [Photo by Liu Yang/hinews.cn]