Nepali duo attempts Guinness World Record for highest altitude choreographed dance on land(pair)

KATHMANDU: In an ambitious endeavor to leave their mark on history, Surendra Rai and Susan Tamang embarked on a daring quest to set a new Guinness World Record for the highest altitude choreographed dance on land(Pair). Rai and Tamang performed their choreographed dance at the elevation of 5,438 m (17,843 ft) in Kala Patthar, Solukhumbu, Nepal, on 19 May 2024. Their choreographed performance lasted two and a half minutes, set to the song ‘Man Magan’.

Supported by a dedicated crew, including photographer Saugat Karki and videographers Sonam KC and Umesh Sapkota, Rai and Tamang prepared to showcase their talent and determination.

Sanu Sherpa, the Guinness World Record holder for the fastest ascent of the five highest 8,000-meter peaks, was present as a special witness of the record attempt.

Despite of the bad weather condition the duo managed to complete the official Guinness world record attempt successfully with the presence of 20-25 people as an audience.

They organized the record attempt event with the approval of Sagarmatha National park, Nepal Toursim Board and Khumbu Pasanglhamu rural municipality.The event has been done under the guidance of Chitra Kumar Karki, the official representative of Nepal on behalf of Guinness.

Upon completion, the evidence, including filmed footage and other documentation, will be submitted to Guinness’ headquarters in London for verification.


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