852 People Break Guinness World Record To Make Largest Human Christmas Tree

Category: Media & Culture / Nov 22, 2013 11:20AM EDT

Breaking the Guinness World Record for largest human Christmas tree were 852 students in Thailand on Friday. The human tree was formed at a shopping mall in Bangkok as festive holiday music played in the background, and shoppers were both shocked and delighted by the mass of people forming a the shape of a Christmas tree.

Fortuna Burke from Guinness flew in from London to oversee the event:

"All of the participants have to be wearing an identical color, apart from say the base of the Christmas tree and also the decorations and the Christmas decoration on top. And all of the... everyone has to be standing within the space."

The previous record was held by Germany when they made a human Christmas tree made of 672 people.


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