Video: 4,130 students from Abu Dhabi create Guinness World Record

Video: 4,130 students from Abu Dhabi create Guinness World Record

Abu Dhabi - The world record is to mark 46th UAE National Day



By Ashwani Kumar

Published: Tue 28 Nov 2017, 9:34 AM

Last updated: Tue 28 Nov 2017, 6:29 PM

Thousands of students paid their tribute to the nation on its 46th National Day on Tuesday.
About 4,130 students from GEMS Education formed the 'World's Largest Human Waving Flag' and set another Guinness World Records.
 
Students from Abu Dhabi's GEMS Cambridge International School and GEMS United Indian School, dressed in national flag colours, created an image of the UAE's flag waving.
 
GEMS Cambridge International School principal and COO Kelvin Hornsby orchestrated the entire sequence.
The record was adjudicated by Guinness World Records official Samer Khallouf, who recognised the 'amazing' attempt as a record under a new category.
 
GEMS Education CEO Dino Varkey said: "By creating the 'World's Largest Human Waving Flag', we wanted to pay a tribute to the UAE and the achievements of our visionary leaders.
 
"Celebrating this occasion is a proud tradition we will continue at GEMS Education and I would like to thank all the students, teachers and parents who have supported the event with such great enthusiasm," Varkey added in a statement.
 
This is the fourth world record attempt by students of GEMS Education. Previously in 2016, students paid tribute to the UAE for National Day by creating 'World's Largest Transforming Human Image'. In 2015, they created a record for the world's largest human sentence and in 2014 students of 119 nationalities sang the UAE national anthem at one time.
 
On November 14, a group of 4,882 students from Sharjah school entered the Guinness World Record for creating the largest human image of a boat.
ashwani@khaleejtimes.com
 


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