Official World Record

Posted on Jul 27, 2010 in Mass participation, Personas, Records | 11 comments

The record was carried out on a Tuesday afternoon; this enlarged the difficulty of the achievement since most of the people were working at that time.  Besides the banners (similar traditional elements to the flags and characteristic of the towns from Leon), as well as the people that carried them, do not reside in León capital, place in which the record attempt was brought about.  Some of these people had to drive over 100 km to be able to participate in the record.  Even that, various Banners of the northern part of the province of Zamora also participated, the same as the Banner of the Banners the Kingdom of León Association, and the three Real Banners (Real Banner of the Council of León, Banner of the Province of León and Real Banner of Baeza-Miraculous Banner of San Isidoro).

Most Different Flags Flown SimultaneouslyThe banners paraded from two different points of the city, which remained paralyzed by slightly more than an hour, thanks to it was July, the chaos was not excessive.  The Banners paraded from those two points already commented, to join and meet at the San Isidoro square, where were measured by the notary who gave faith of the height of it. Among the people who was parading with the Banners (each banner needs among four and ten people to carry out a travelled distance as the one that was carried out, since each of them weighs around twenty and sixty kilograms, depending on its the height) and the people that attended the event, the San Isidoro square got completely packed tight.

The record coincided with the presence of the route Quetzal boys in León, who witnessed the record in the square. It was not too much easy to make the banners enter into the square, since the square is not especially large; furthermore the affluence of people was massive.  For more than six minutes, the “Dulzaineros” , first interpreting the Banners hymn and subsequently the León hymn, prolonging it time in order to exceed the six minutes. Once they managed to exceed the record, the Banners collected their banners and proceeded, as being usual in the meetings of banners, to share an afternoon snack of pickling, bread and wine.

Record   description
The  event  took  part  in  León,  a city  in the north of Spain ,  on a  Tuesday  afternoon  .
People  wearing  national costumes  , marched ,  danced , sang songs  and  played   instruments  in  the  streets  of León . Banners  of  different  colours  were held  from  two different  points  of the city  and joined  in  San  Isidoro Square  .Each  banner   needed   between  four and ten people  to be carried  .It  was  an  awesome event  if  we take into  consideration  the  beauty  of  the national costumes  , the  differently   coloured   banners  and the record achieved.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZdKmWO3hv20&feature=youtu.be

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SGqyVvDRkco&feature=youtu.be

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Links to news:

http://www.pendonesdelreinodeleon.org/index.aspx

http://lopezgarciafroilan.blogspot.com.es/2010/08/record-guinness-para-el-reino.html

http://www.diariodeleon.es/noticias/leon/los-143-pendones-en-guinness_621109.html

http://www.ileon.com/actualidad/006567/leon-recibe-la-acreditacion-del-record-guinness-de-concentracion-de-pendones

http://www.diariosur.es/agencias/20100727/gente/leon-reune-pendones-bate-record_201007272254.html

http://www.lacronicadeleon.es/2010/08/10/vivir/el-pendon-simbolo-de-los-soldados-del-pueblo-92404.htm

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11 Comments

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