Akwa Ibom Unity Choir Breaks Guinness World Record for Largest Number of Christmas Carol Singers
The Akwa Ibom State choir has broken the Guinness world record for the largest number of Christmas carol singers in the world.
According to Vanguard, the record was previously held by a group called CENTI in Bogota, Columbia, which 15,674 carol singers in December 2013. However, Akwa Ibom’s Godswill Akpabio Unity Choir broke the record with its 25,272 member-choral group on Saturday, December 13, 2014.
The group convened at Uyo Township Stadium, where they performed carol favourites, including: The First Noel, Joy to the World, O Christmas Tree, Hark the Herald the Angels Sing, Once in Royal David’s City and O Come All Ye Faithful.
After their performance, which was said to be outstanding, Guinness World Records adjudicator, Liz Smith, made the announcement, congratulating the group for breaking the record, and describing them as “officially amazing.”
Congrats to the Godswill Akpabio Unity Choir!
Posted on January 6, 2015, in Entertainment, events, Nigeria and tagged Akwa Ibom State, Bogota, CENTI, Christmas Carol, Columbia, Governor Godswill Akpabio, Guinness World Record, Hark the Herald the Angels Sing, Largest Number of choir, live performance, O Christmas Tree, oy to the World, Singers, The First Noel, Unity Choir. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.