Largest gathering of dancing dragons: Hong Kong sets world record (Video)
HONG KONG, China -- During a street parade on New Year's Day 2,000 performers took part in the event, including 88 dragons -- as well as 50 lions -- setting the new world record for the Largest gathering of dancing dragons, according to World Record Academy (www.worldrecordacademy.com).
Photo: a dragon dance team performs during a street parade on New Year's Day. 2,000 performers took part in the event including 88 dragons, breaking the Guinness world record for the most dragons in a parade. Photo: AFP Photo/Dale de la Rey (enlarge photo)
The previous Guinness world record for the largest gathering of dancing dragons consisted of 55 dragons and was set at the opening ceremony of the 25th Luoyang Peony Festival of Henan Province, China.
Guinness World Records also recognized the world record for the Largest collection of dragons, set by Charlene Leatherman of Texas, USA, who has a collection of 793 dragon items.