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Gourd players in Harbin set a new Guinness record

Updated : 2014-08-13

By Pan Qi ( chinadaily.com.cn )

A square in the Daoli district of the city of Harbin, Heilongjiang province saw total of 1,141 gourd (ocarina) players challenging a Guinness World Record, on August 12, for the largest number of musicians in a single performance.

Lisa Huffman, of the Guinness World Records for the Greater China region, was on hand to certify the performance and announced the setting of another exotic new world record.

The gourd musical performance is just one part of the 32nd China Harbin Summer Music Festival, which had quite an offering of music events Aug 6-15.