Camp Bestival Breaks Guinness World Record for Biggest Disco Dance – News
Camp Bestival in Dorset broke the guinness world record for the biggest disco dance with nearly 600 party goers.
Hosted by Sophie Ellis-Bextor, the record-breaking moment featured 598 people dancing to the classic “We Are Family” by Sister Sledge, which also raised money for the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust.
Bestival broke the previous record of over 270 dancers and had festival-goers dressed in matching sequin capes around a giant sequin ball.
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According to BBCSophie Ellis-Bextor said she was “so delighted” to have been part of it.
The synchronized dance had been rehearsed online ahead of the festival with Claire Hodgson MBE.
Organizer of Bestival and Camp Bestival, Rob da Bank told the BBC that the moment was in “true Camp Bestival style”.
“It was amazing to see families and people of all ages come together and show off their best disco moves under the dazzling glitter ball.
“As well as having a blast, we are extremely proud that the attempt raised funds for the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust.
“Congratulations to all the dancers involved.
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Camp Bestival now takes place twice a year in two different locations, from Dorset to the upcoming Shropshire Festival from August 18-21.
At this latest Bestival, headliners included Rag’n’Bone Man, Razorlight and a DJ set from Faithless.
Later this month, Camp Bestival in Shropshire will host Fatboy Slim, Becky Hill, Sasha and many more.
Watch a clip from the record-breaking moment below.
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