Thursday, December 23, 2010

Christmas 2008 World Record - Bucharest















































In 2008 a total of 3,939 red and white clad people gathered in front
of the parliament building in Bucharest.
Watched by a representative of Guinness World Records,
they paraded through the city handing out gifts.
When the record was confirmed, Ms Sinigagliesi
 presented a certificate to the mayor, to delight of the massed Santas.
The event easily broke a previous record of 3,618
simultaneously gift-giving Santas, set in Taiwan, in 2003.

In 2008 la Marşul Moşilor organizat şi sponsorizat de Coca Cola şi de
Primăria Capitalei au participat 3939 de moşi, care au dăruit dulciuri timp de 30 de minute,
 îndeplinind astfel condiţiile impuse de Guinness World Record.
Reprezentantul Guinness venit special pentru acest eveniment în Romania, Lucia Sinigagliesi,
a omologat recordul şi i-a oferit primarului diploma care certifică acest succes.
Românii au depăşit pe locuitorii din Taipei, care au deţinut până acum recordul
cu 3.618 de persoane îmbrăcate în Moş Crăciun.


24 comments:

Joop Zand said...

Lovely serie pictures.

Greetings and a nice X-mas time.

Joop

Alberto Oliver said...

This is a record absolutely worth to be celebrated, a huge group of people together for a common purpose, to be happy an enjoy.
A very Merry Christmas to you my Wind friend. Receive all my best wishes of joy, health and wisdom for you and the people you care the most. My a light guide your life every day and every time.
Receive my warmest hugs and regards, be happy, be free, as the very Wind you are =)

Rick Forrestal said...

Wow, I had no idea how many Santas dressed up. Amazing. Thanks for the great photos. And have a great Christmas where you are.
Rick

Rizalenio said...

Looking at your photos make me smile.

Happy Holidays!

Rizalenio said...

Glad to have found your site this year. Your works are really inspiring. I'm your number one fan in this side of the world. Always, always a fan.

Cheers for more stories and photos sharing next year.

Happy Holidays again, my friend!!!

Traveling Hawk said...

Inspirata serie, Wind, pe care o vad aici, in India, dupa ce am vizitat deja o seama de palate, forturi si temple jaine, care fac aproape 6 giga de poze! Si sunt la jumatatea drumului :)

Kaya said...

Marry Christmas to you and Happy New Year, Wind!!!

May 2011 will be a wonderful year for you and very creative. May all your dreams will come true!!!!

My very best wishes to you and hugs from Kaya.

Out on the prairie said...

I hope you were wearing red also to be there. Happy Hoildays my friend.

Bitch said...

A good record of Santa's.
Love your photo series!!

Wish you once again:
A Merry Christmas and happy
New Year!!

Monika.

Teri said...

I'm glad that there was a good turnout to this event because the real reason was for the gifts that they gave. Nice that they could entice so many people to give just by making it a covered event like this. There are good people in the world. This is proof.

Leovi said...

Thank you very much for sharing your great photos on his blog. Wish you Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Best wishes. Leovi.

Anamaria said...

Very interesting, Wind! That's why I like so much to visit your blog. Hope you have a lovely and happy Christmas!

Trevor Woodford said...

Wow - That is a lot of Santa's- A very Merry Christmas and a Happy and Creative New Year.

I look forward to continuing to follow your blog and see more of your wonderful images throughout 2011.

Seasons Greetings-Wind
Trevor.

Windsmoke. said...

Well done. Merry Christmas to you and your family.

arcadia said...

Draga mea, toti mosii astia sa-ti aduca daruri nenumarate si sanatate! Sarbatori minunate tie si dragilor tai! :*

ANRAFERA said...

Simpáticas y agradables fotografías. Saludo cordial.
FELIZ NAVIDAD.
Ramón

Ignacio Santana said...

Feliz Navidad, Wind!!!...y muchas gracias por estar ahí...has sido de lo más interesante del año...un gran abrazo!!! ;)

Picturit said...

Have a Merry Xmas and a Happy and Healthy 2011. x

Fram Actual said...

Which one are you, Wind? I am teasing, but it looks like an event that would have been fun to participate in and to recall in future years.

As always, the photography is first class.

Y. Ikeda said...

Yes, LOTS of St. Claus were coming to your town to have a new Guinness World Records. I did not know such record existing. Fun!

Have a wonderful Holidays and Merry Christmas to you and your family.

Yoshi from Japan

Clint said...

What a wonderful way to set a world record! Have a wonderful Christmas.

T. Becque said...

How fun! And that's a lot of red :) I wish you a very happy Christmas!

J_on_tour@jayzspaze said...

Hi Wind, what a great idea of breaking a record and sharing some love at the same time. It's easy to spot the real Santa here amongst all the frauds !! A photographer photographs a photographer photographing a photographer !! ha ha

cartim said...

Iti doresc sa ai parte de cel mai frumos Craciun alaturi de cei dragi....
Craciun Fericit !!

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