Largest electric guitar ensemble: India breaks Guinness world record (VIDEO) Dimapur, Nagaland, India-- 368 musicians with electric guitars performed at at Agri-Expo in Dimapur on the song "Knockin' on Heaven's Door" by Guns and Roses, during an event organized by Sky Entertainment in association with the Government of Nagaland Music Task Force, setting the new world record for the Largest electric guitar ensemble,
according to the World Record Academy: www.worldrecordacademy.com/.
Photo: The World's Largest Electric Guitar Ensemble. (enlarge photo)
The Guinness world record for the largest guitar ensemble was achieved by 6,346 participants in an event organised by Thanks Jimi Festival, in Wroclaw, Rynek, Poland.
Guinness World Records also recognized the world record for the Largest electric guitar; it is 13.29 m (43 ft 7.5 in) tall, 5.01 m. (16 ft 5.5 in) wide and weighs 907 kg (2,000 lb). Modelled on a 1967 Gibson Flying V and built to a scale of 1:12, it was made by students from Conroe Independent School District Academy of Science and Technology, Conroe, Texas, USA.
The previous Guinness world record for the Largest electric guitar ensemble was set in England with 250 musicians.
The music was played on the song "Knockin' on Heaven's Door" by Guns and Roses.
The world record attempt featured 11 musicians from 11 districts of Nagaland all dressed up in their traditional attire leading the musicians.