Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Largest gospel choir: London Community Gospel Choir broke Guinness world record (VIDEO)
LONDON, UK -- London Community Gospel Choir (LCGC) was joined by hundreds of singers from gospel choirs across Europe to break the Guinness World Records' record for the largest ever massed gospel choir (in concert conditions) singing 'Oh Happy Day' as the finale of their 30th Anniversary Concert at the Royal Festival Hall, as part of the Chorus Festival at London's Southbank Centre; with 1,169 officially taking part, they set the new world record for the Largest gospel choir, according to the World Record Academy: www.worldrecordacademy.com/ .
Photo: A panorama created from five separate photographs showing the London Community Gospel Choir with partner choirs & singers setting a new World Record. Photo: Anthony Devlin ( enlarge photo )
The previous Guinness World Records' record for the largest gospel choir was 1,138 participants and was organized by Mano Ezoh (Germany) at the Olympiahalle, Munich, Germany, on 15 October 2011.
Guinness World Records also recognized the world record for the largest choir; it consisted of 121,440 people and was organised by The Art of Living (India), in Perungalathur, Chennai, India, on 30 January 2011.
London Community Gospel Choir (LCGC) broke the Guinness World Record for the largest ever massed gospel choir (in concert conditions) singing 'Oh Happy Day' as the finale of their 30th Anniversary Concert at the Royal Festival Hall on Sunday, May 5, 2013, as part of the Chorus Festival at London's Southbank Centre.
LCGC was joined by hundreds of singers from gospel choirs across Europe to break the record, and beat it with 1,169 officially taking part.
The London Community Gospel Choir is a successful gospel choir located in the United Kingdom.
List of participants:
The BIG Sing Gospel Choir (Essex), The Soulful (Ireland), Godalming Community Gospel Choir (Surrey), Malå Gospel Choir (Sweden), Joy Singers Choir (Italy), The Line Up (Ireland), The B.I.G. Choir (London), Theatre Train (Waltham Forest and Basildon), 2020 (London), North Dublin Community Gospel Choir (Ireland), Mixed Melodyz Choir (London), One Nation (Sweden), One Voice Community Choir (Preston), William Morris School Gospel Choir (London), Harmony Gospel Choir (Manchester), Hallsville Primary School Choir (London), G-Tribe (London), Canterbury Christ Church University Gospel Choir (Kent), Morley Gospel Choir (London), Young Gospel Voice (Italy), Soul Symphony Community Choir (Surrey), The ACE Singers (London), Revelation Rock Choirs (UK), Singology Choir (London), Unity Gospel Choir (Devon), Peterborough Community Gospel Choir (Peterborough), Castlelyons Gospel Choir (Ireland), Love Gospel Love God (Essex), Oxford Gospel Choir (Oxford), Roma Gospel Voices (Italy).
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