Amazing Khol Drum Players Set A Record
Khol and the gang: 15,000 Indians play traditional drums for 15 minutes in
attempt to set record for largest percussion ensemble
These extraordinary pictures show how a huge group of percussionists attempted
to break the world record for the largest ensemble of drummers.
- Group of drummers wore traditional Assamese attire to play percussion instrument
known as khol in Titabar, India
- Total of 14,833 people participated in event to create national record - and
they're hoping for Guinness World Record
- Current record was set in Hong Kong in July 2002 when 10,102 people played a
percussive rhythm for six minutes
The drummers wore traditional Assamese attire yesterday to play a percussion
instrument known as the khol, in Titabar, east of Gauhati, India.
A total of 14,833 people participated in the event to create an Indian record -
and they were also hoping it was enough to set a Guinness World Record.
Huge effort: Indians wearing traditional Assamese attire play the khol, a
traditional percussion instrument, in an attempt to create a Guinness World
Last Updated ( Wednesday, 09 January 2013 )