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Paphos breaks Guinness record with more than 900 dancers

More than nine hundred dancers (pic), uniformly dressed in black pants and white t-shirts or shirts, flooded the square at Paphos’ Castle on Sunday afternoon for a special occasion.

They danced Hasapiko (traditional Greek dance performed in a straight line by a team of dancers held by the shoulders) breaking the world record for the number of dancers that had participated.

In a joyful atmosphere, the dancers achieved their double goal: to support a charity in Paphos for people suffering with incurable diseases and at the same time break the Guinness World Record for Hasapiko held until today by Larnaca with 700 dancers.

The event was organized by the city’s Municipality with the participation of local organizations and ordinary people who wanted to contribute.

 

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