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Taiwanese Children Set Violin Record

by Sheela Philomena on  September 19, 2011 at 3:42 PM Lifestyle News   - G J E 4
More than 4,600 Taiwanese school children set a world record for the greatest number of people playing the violin at the same time.
 Taiwanese Children Set Violin Record
Taiwanese Children Set Violin Record
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An official from Guinness World Records witnessed the event that brought together 4,645 children aged under 18 at a stadium in central Changhua county, the county government said.

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The performance was 30 seconds longer than the required minimum of five minutes, it said.

"Creating a world record is not our goal. The event is to review a music education promotion programme for schoolchildren launched seven years ago," Chang Chueh-fen, a county official, told AFP.

The previous world record was set in 1925 in London when 4,000 violinists performed.

Source: AFP
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