Trumpeters break longest fanfare record in Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrationsMay 23rd, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, May 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 91 uniformed musicians who took part in the Queen’s diamond jubilee ceremony at Wellington Barracks near Buckingham Palace have entered the Guinness World Records after playing the longest ever fanfare. The military trumpeters who took part in the event and lined up at the barracks are members from seven different military units.
The ceremony marked the introduction to the Queen’s Jubilee celebration, which will take at the well-known “Change of the Guard” site in less than two weeks. The Diamond Jubilee will mark 60 years since the Queen came to the throne on 6 February 1952. The celebrations will take place on the 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th June.
The event was part of the festival World Record, during which a number of events taking place in the British capital will aim at breaking more than 20 world records certified by Guinness.
Major representatives and politicians attended the event, which was staged by the Victoria Business Improvement District (BID), an organization dedicated to the promotion of business enterprise in this part of London. Ruth Duston, BID’s CEO expressed her satisfaction with the new record.
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