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May 9, 2015
Raising of the May Pole and Guinness Book World Record Maypole Dance
On July 29, 2015, the Club received announcement from Guinness World Records that the Liederkarnz officially holds the World Record as follows:
Guinness World Records:
The largest maypole dance consists of 326 participants, and was achieved by
Lancaster Liederkranz (USA) in Manheim, Pennsylvania, USA on 9 May 2015.
All participants completed a traditional seven step dance in a circle around the maypole.
Click to view record on Guinness site
Click to view LNP 8.10.15 article about the Aufstellen and Record setting Maypole Dance.
DVD Available at the Bar
Pick up a DVD of our May 9, 2015 Guinness World Record Breaking Day at the Club!
This DVD covers the day's events from the raising of our new maypole to the world record dance! Only $10.
Thanks goes to club member Tony Giordano for his work on creating this DVD for the Club.
Click for DVD Liner Notes
Photo album of the day's events
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Preserving German music, song, dance, language, customs, and culture since 1880.