Jorhat musical performance gets into Guinness World Records

Jorhat, Mar 3 (ANI): Playing 315 different musical instruments, artists from across the globe achieve a new world record. And this record was recently made in Assam's Jorhat district.

Inaugurated with an enthralling performance of Bihu dance, 'A Musical Journey for World Peace' in Jorhat amazed one and all.

The major attraction at a symphony was some 500 artists playing 315 different musical instruments with vocalists.

The 30-minute-long non-stop musical extravaganza was composed and directed by Assam's Rupam Sarmah. It began with a famous Sanskrit shloka.

The composition included a variety of music, ranging from world folk, classical, Jazz, Bihu, Borgeet, Jhumur, Latino, Irish, and many others. The event set a new Guinness World Record for most number of unique instruments used in a musical composition.

"We did it together! We all came together here and have done which cannot be done without you. It is a small dream, but we did it and it belongs to everybody and it's a history for us," said Rupam Sarmah, composer and director of the event.

"We practiced very hard before we performed, and we have done it. So, I am so happy to be part of this event. I cannot express in words that I am so thrilled," said Trisha Kaushik, a participant.

Jack, Adjudicator of the Guinness World Record from London, confirmed the new record and handed the Guinness Certificate to Rupam Sarmah.

He appreciated for his attempt to send a message for world peace through music.

It was officially recognized this Guinness World record. It's incredible that 315 instruments were played during the event. Different musicians, composers from across the globe assemble at one platform to break this world record. So, I congratulate Jorhat people," said Jack, adjudicator, Guinness World Records, London

The event concluded with the patriotic song to a huge round of applause by thousands of spectators who witnessed the record. (ANI)