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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.
Participants completed a traditional seven step dance in circle around the maypole:
Guinness World Record
LNP 8.10.15 Article: Guinness Record for Most Maypole Dancers
Photo album of the day's events
By Stephen Hargreaves
We thank the Georg Simon Family for their generous sponsorship of the 2015 Maibaum Aufstellen.
Georg and the Simon family pictured left at the May 9 Aufstellen event.
DVD of Day's Events
Available for purchase 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 the DVD for the Club.
Click for DVD Liner Notes
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